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 Associations33,284
861100Business associations9,108
86110000Business associations9,108
861101Trade associations11,848
86110100Trade associations6,231
86110101Contractors' association2,471
86110102Manufacturers' institute719
86110103Merchants' association1,879
86110104Public utility association407
86110105Shipping and steamship company association141
861102Growers' associations472
86110200Growers' associations280
86110201Growers' marketing advisory service192
861103Regulatory associations924
86110300Regulatory associations247
86110301Better Business Bureau237
86110302Board of Trade21
86110303Industrial standards committee37
86110304Real estate board382
861199Business associations, nec10,932
86119901Banker's organization, advisory services87
86119902Chamber of Commerce9,232
86119903Community affairs and services1,538
86119904Junior Chamber of Commerce75