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 Associations29,535
861100Business associations10,172
86110000Business associations10,172
861101Trade associations9,368
86110100Trade associations4,623
86110101Contractors' association1,724
86110102Manufacturers' institute798
86110103Merchants' association1,650
86110104Public utility association414
86110105Shipping and steamship company association159
861102Growers' associations515
86110200Growers' associations345
86110201Growers' marketing advisory service170
861103Regulatory associations1,017
86110300Regulatory associations314
86110301Better Business Bureau191
86110302Board of Trade21
86110303Industrial standards committee41
86110304Real estate board450
861199Business associations, nec8,463
86119901Banker's organization, advisory services115
86119902Chamber of Commerce6,916
86119903Community affairs and services1,352
86119904Junior Chamber of Commerce80