NAICS Code 541890 Other Services Related to Advertising


Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing advertising services (except advertising agency services, public relations agency services, media buying agency services, media representative services, display advertising services, direct mail advertising services, advertising material distribution services, and marketing consulting services).

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Creating advertising campaigns and placing such advertising in newspapers, television, or other media: classified in Industry 541810, Advertising Agencies
  • Designing and implementing public relations campaigns: classified in Industry 541820, Public Relations Agencies
  • Purchasing advertising time or space from media outlets and reselling it directly to advertising agencies or individual companies: classified in Industry 541830, Media Buying Agencies
  • Selling media time or space for media owners as independent representatives: classified in Industry 541840, Media Representatives
  • Providing display advertising services (except aerial): classified in Industry 541850, Outdoor Advertising
  • Providing direct distribution or delivery (e.g., door-to-door, windshield placement) of advertisements or samples: classified in Industry 541870, Advertising Material Distribution Services
  • Providing direct mail advertising services: classified in Industry 541860, Direct Mail Advertising
  • Publishing newspapers or operating television stations or on-line information services: classified in Sector 51, Information
  • Providing marketing consulting services: classified in U.S. Industry 541613, Marketing Consulting Services.

Illustrative Examples

  • Store window dressing or trimming services
  • Welcoming services (i.e., advertising services)
  • Mannequin decorating services
  • Merchandise demonstration services
  • Advertising specialties (e.g., key chains, magnets, pens) distribution services (except direct mail)
  • Sign lettering and painting services
  • Display lettering services

Industries Included

  • Advertising specialty (e.g., keychain, magnet, pen) distribution services
  • Demonstration services, merchandise
  • Display lettering services
  • Mannequin decorating services
  • Sign lettering and painting services
  • Welcoming services (i.e., advertising services)
  • Window dressing or trimming services, store

Industry Leaders