NAICS 5 Digit Industry 51229

Industry 51229

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 51229 – Other Sound Recording Industries

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 51229: See industry description for NAICS 512290 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 512290: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing sound recording services (except record production, distribution, music publishing, and sound recording in a studio). Establishments in this industry provide services, such as the audio recording of meetings and conferences.

Cross-References for Industry 51229

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 51229. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Producing records, including contracting with musical artists, arranging and financing the production of master recordings, and marketing the reproduction rights–are classified in Industry NAICS 512210, Record Production;
  • Releasing, promoting, and distributing sound recordings–are classified in Industry NAICS 512220, Integrated Record Production/Distribution;
  • Promoting and authorizing the use of musical works in various media–are classified in Industry NAICS 512230, Music Publishers;
  • Providing facilities and expertise for recording musical performance–are classified in Industry NAICS 512240, Sound Recording Studios;
  • Providing mass duplication of recorded products–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 334614, Software and Other Prerecorded Compact Disc, Tape, and Record Reproducing; and
  • Organizing and promoting the presentation of performing arts productions–are classified in Industry Group 7113, Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 51229

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 51229. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Audio recording of meetings or conferences
  • Music program distribution, pre-recorded
  • Radio program tape production (except independent producers)
  • Recording books on tape or disc (except publishers)
  • Recording seminars and conferences, audio
  • Stock music and other audio services
  • Stock sound library (e.g., general background sounds, stock music)

Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 51: Information
    • Subsector 512: Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
      • Industry Group 5122: Sound Recording Industries
        • Industry 51229: Other Sound Recording Industries (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 512290: Other Sound Recording Industries

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