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 Associations32,178
861100Business associations10,541
86110000Business associations10,541
861101Trade associations10,596
86110100Trade associations5,234
86110101Contractors' association2,234
86110102Manufacturers' institute769
86110103Merchants' association1,774
86110104Public utility association426
86110105Shipping and steamship company association159
861102Growers' associations524
86110200Growers' associations345
86110201Growers' marketing advisory service179
861103Regulatory associations1,034
86110300Regulatory associations288
86110301Better Business Bureau224
86110302Board of Trade21
86110303Industrial standards committee48
86110304Real estate board453
861199Business associations, nec9,483
86119901Banker's organization, advisory services115
86119902Chamber of Commerce7,773
86119903Community affairs and services1,520
86119904Junior Chamber of Commerce75