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 Associations33,847
861100Business associations10,027
86110000Business associations10,027
861101Trade associations11,640
86110100Trade associations5,991
86110101Contractors' association2,393
86110102Manufacturers' institute747
86110103Merchants' association1,951
86110104Public utility association413
86110105Shipping and steamship company association145
861102Growers' associations481
86110200Growers' associations301
86110201Growers' marketing advisory service180
861103Regulatory associations972
86110300Regulatory associations268
86110301Better Business Bureau229
86110302Board of Trade20
86110303Industrial standards committee42
86110304Real estate board413
861199Business associations, nec10,727
86119901Banker's organization, advisory services99
86119902Chamber of Commerce9,083
86119903Community affairs and services1,474
86119904Junior Chamber of Commerce71