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 Associations29,800
861100Business associations9,877
86110000Business associations9,877
861101Trade associations9,753
86110100Trade associations4,814
86110101Contractors' association2,067
86110102Manufacturers' institute723
86110103Merchants' association1,640
86110104Public utility association360
86110105Shipping and steamship company association149
861102Growers' associations486
86110200Growers' associations314
86110201Growers' marketing advisory service172
861103Regulatory associations965
86110300Regulatory associations263
86110301Better Business Bureau207
86110302Board of Trade21
86110303Industrial standards committee43
86110304Real estate board431
861199Business associations, nec8,719
86119901Banker's organization, advisory services103
86119902Chamber of Commerce7,148
86119903Community affairs and services1,394
86119904Junior Chamber of Commerce74