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 Associations33,824
861100Business associations8,945
86110000Business associations8,945
861101Trade associations12,189
86110100Trade associations6,462
86110101Contractors' association2,537
86110102Manufacturers' institute729
86110103Merchants' association1,900
86110104Public utility association421
86110105Shipping and steamship company association140
861102Growers' associations470
86110200Growers' associations278
86110201Growers' marketing advisory service192
861103Regulatory associations927
86110300Regulatory associations248
86110301Better Business Bureau238
86110302Board of Trade23
86110303Industrial standards committee38
86110304Real estate board380
861199Business associations, nec11,293
86119901Banker's organization, advisory services87
86119902Chamber of Commerce9,554
86119903Community affairs and services1,576
86119904Junior Chamber of Commerce76