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 Associations30,068
861100Business associations10,151
86110000Business associations10,151
861101Trade associations9,465
86110100Trade associations4,897
86110101Contractors' association1,730
86110102Manufacturers' institute748
86110103Merchants' association1,554
86110104Public utility association386
86110105Shipping and steamship company association150
861102Growers' associations508
86110200Growers' associations333
86110201Growers' marketing advisory service175
861103Regulatory associations997
86110300Regulatory associations282
86110301Better Business Bureau204
86110302Board of Trade20
86110303Industrial standards committee40
86110304Real estate board451
861199Business associations, nec8,947
86119901Banker's organization, advisory services108
86119902Chamber of Commerce7,339
86119903Community affairs and services1,426
86119904Junior Chamber of Commerce74