Where can I get trade association information for my industry?
Search the following e-resources for your industry or commodity with your keywords such as "airline" or "mobile phone manufacturing".
- Plunketts Research Online Find trade associations for each of the industry groups.
- Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage -- Locate the Industry Report; the Industry References link in the header of the report provides access to key trade associations, trade publications and other sources.
- IBIS World Industry Market Research -- Identify the Industry Report; Under the "About this Industry" tab, click on "Additional Resources".
Trade or Industry associations can yield good information before it's widespread.
To search for associations on google try entering your search using the following example:
- site:*.org and restaurant association
- site:*.org and travel association
- trade associations: coffee
- trade assocations: airline