NAICS 5 Digit Industry 81391

Industry 81391

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 81391 – Business Associations

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 81391: See industry description for NAICS 813910 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 813910: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in promoting the business interests of their members. These establishments may conduct research on new products and services; develop market statistics; sponsor quality and certification standards; lobby public officials; or publish newsletters, books, or periodicals for distribution to their members.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 81391

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Agricultural organizations (except youth farming organizations, farm granges)
  • Real estate boards
  • Chambers of commerce
  • Trade associations
  • Manufacturers’ associations

Cross-References for Industry 81391

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 81391. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Establishments owned by their members but organized to perform a specific business function, such as common marketing of crops, joint advertising, or buying cooperatives, are classified according to their primary activity;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in promoting the professional interests of their members and the profession as a whole are classified in Industry NAICS 813920, Professional Organizations;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in promoting the interests of organized labor and union employees, such as trade unions, are classified in Industry NAICS 813930, Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations; and
  • Establishments primarily engaged in lobbying public officials (i.e., lobbyists) are classified in Industry NAICS 541820, Public Relations Agencies.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 81391

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 81391. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Agricultural organizations (except youth farming organizations, farm granges)
  • Animal breeders’ associations
  • Bankers’ associations
  • Better business bureaus
  • Boards of trade
  • Business associations
  • Chambers of commerce
  • Construction associations
  • Contractors’ associations
  • Distributors’ associations
  • Farmers’ associations
  • Farmers’ unions
  • Growers’ associations
  • Hospital associations
  • Industrial associations
  • Insurers’ associations
  • Junior chambers of commerce
  • Manufacturers’ associations
  • Merchants’ associations
  • Mining associations
  • Producers’ associations
  • Public utility associations
  • Real estate boards
  • Restaurant associations
  • Retailers’ associations
  • Service industries associations
  • Shipping companies’ associations
  • Trade associations
  • Warehousing associations
  • Wholesalers’ associations
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 81: Other Services (except Public Administration)
    • Subsector 813: Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
      • Industry Group 8139: Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
        • Industry 81391: Business Associations (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 813910: Business Associations

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