SIC Industry Description

Industry: 8611—Business Associations
Membership organizations engaged in promoting the business interests of their members. Associations owned by their members but organized to perform a specific business function, such as common marketing of crops or joint advertising, are classified according to the function performed.

Better business bureausJunior Chambers of Commerce
Boards of trade, other than security and commodity exchangesManufacturers' institutes
Business associations, other than civic and socialMerchants' associations, not engaged in credit investigations
Chambers of CommercePublic utility associations
Contractor's associationsReal estate boards
Growers' associations, not engaged in contract buying or sellingShipping and steamship company associations
Growers' marketing advisory servicesTrade associations
Industrial standards committees
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
8611Business Associations32,166
861100Business associations10,623
86110000Business associations10,623
861101Trade associations10,425
86110100Trade associations5,320
86110101Contractors' association2,058
86110102Manufacturers' institute798
86110103Merchants' association1,660
86110104Public utility association428
86110105Shipping and steamship company association161
861102Growers' associations536
86110200Growers' associations356
86110201Growers' marketing advisory service180
861103Regulatory associations1,037
86110300Regulatory associations295
86110301Better Business Bureau216
86110302Board of Trade23
86110303Industrial standards committee48
86110304Real estate board455
861199Business associations, nec9,545
86119901Banker's organization, advisory services113
86119902Chamber of Commerce7,825
86119903Community affairs and services1,530
86119904Junior Chamber of Commerce77