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 TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
8611Business Associations33,880
861100Business associations8,645
86110000Business associations8,645
861101Trade associations12,366
86110100Trade associations6,685
86110101Contractors' association2,539
86110102Manufacturers' institute706
86110103Merchants' association1,896
86110104Public utility association408
86110105Shipping and steamship company association132
861102Growers' associations462
86110200Growers' associations273
86110201Growers' marketing advisory service189
861103Regulatory associations906
86110300Regulatory associations235
86110301Better Business Bureau237
86110302Board of Trade22
86110303Industrial standards committee35
86110304Real estate board377
861199Business associations, nec11,501
86119901Banker's organization, advisory services85
86119902Chamber of Commerce9,818
86119903Community affairs and services1,526
86119904Junior Chamber of Commerce72