NAICS 813910

What is the NAICS code 813910?

The NAICS code 813910 is applied to those industries related to Business Associations.

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.

Illustrative examples:

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

Therefore, all companies engaged in any industrial activity related to this type of business are grouped under category 813910 in the North American Industry Classification System.

This industrial activity of NAICS code is structured as follows:

  • 81 - Other Services (except Public Administration)
  • 813 - Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
  • 8139 - Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
  • 81391 - Business Associations
  • 813910 - Business Associations

Characteristics of the North American Industry Classification System code 813910


This code is only used in the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). It´s to say, it is not used in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): United States, Canada, and Mexico.

Related codes

The NAICS industry 813910 has the following cross-references:

  • 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 lobbying public officials (i.e., lobbyists) are classified in Industry 541820, Public Relations Agencies.
  • Establishments primarily engaged in promoting the interests of organized labor and union employees, such as trade unions, are classified in Industry 813930, Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations.
  • Establishments primarily engaged in promoting the professional interests of their members and the profession as a whole are classified in Industry 813920, Professional Organizations.

Related activities

Below are some of the most common types of activities in the Business Associations industry (NAICS Code 813910):

  • 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

NAICS 813910

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