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Description for 8611: Business Associations

Division I: Services | Major Group 86: Membership Organizations

Industry Group 861: Business Associations

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 bureaus
  • Boards of trade, other than security and commodity exchanges
  • Business associations, other than civic and social
  • Chambers of Commerce
  • Contractor's associations
  • Growers'associations, not engaged in contract buying or selling
  • Growers'marketing advisory services
  • Industrial standards committees
  • Junior Chambers of Commerce
  • Manufacturers'institutes
  • Merchants'associations, not engaged in credit investigations
  • Public utility associations
  • Real estate boards
  • Shipping and steamship company associations
  • Trade associations

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