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Membership organizations engaged in promoting the business interests of their members.


SIC Code 8611 - Business Associations is a final level code of the “Services” Division. There are 43,210 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 341,430 people.

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Industry Examples

Common types of examples within SIC Code 8611 - Business Associations are:

  • 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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For some business types, there may be a similar industry to SIC Code 8611 - Business Associations that is a better classification match.

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.

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  • Facilities
  • Finance
  • Human Resource
  • IT
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  • Marketing
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Extended SIC Code Categories for SIC 8611

For business marketing and targeting, SIC Codes have been extended to provide more specific classifications within SIC Code 8611 – Business Associations. Extended SIC Codes are being continuously updated to reflect the current business environment.

6-digit SIC

  • 861101Business & Trade Organizations
  • 861102Associations
  • 861103Sales Organizations
  • 861104Chambers Of Commerce
  • 861105Ancsa Native Corporations
  • 861106Oil Well Log Libraries
  • 861107Farm Organizations
  • 861108Better Business Bureaus
  • 861109Lumber-Inspectors
  • 861110Shippers Cooperative Organizations

7-digit SIC

  • 8611001Associations
  • 8611002Business & Trade Organizations
  • 8611003Chambers Of Commerce
  • 8611004Community Affairs & Services
  • 8611005Contractors Association
  • 8611006Manufacturers Institute
  • 8611007Real Estate Board
  • 8611008Merchants Association
  • 8611009Public Utility Association
  • 8611010Growers Association
  • 8611011Growers Marketing Advisory Services
  • 8611012Bankers Organization, Advisory Services
  • 8611013Shipping & Steamship Company Association
  • 8611014Better Business Bureaus
  • 8611015Regulatory Association
  • 8611016Junior Chamber Of Commerce
  • 8611017Board Of Trade
  • 8611018Industrial Standards Committee
  • 8611019Sales Organizations
  • 8611020Ancsa Native Corporations
  • 8611021Oil Well Log Libraries
  • 8611022Farm Organizations
  • 8611023Lumber-Inspectors
  • 8611024Shippers Cooperative Organizations

8-digit SIC

  • 86110000Business Associations
  • 86110100Trade Associations
  • 86110101Contractors' Association
  • 86110102Manufacturers' Institute
  • 86110103Merchants' Association
  • 86110104Public Utility Association
  • 86110105Shipping And Steamship Company Association
  • 86110200Growers' Associations
  • 86110201Growers' Marketing Advisory Service
  • 86110300Regulatory Associations
  • 86110301Better Business Bureau
  • 86110302Board Of Trade
  • 86110303Industrial Standards Committee
  • 86110304Real Estate Board
  • 86119901Banker's Organization, Advisory Services
  • 86119902Chamber Of Commerce
  • 86119903Community Affairs And Services
  • 86119904Junior Chamber Of Commerce