Find an industry trade association

  • Find valuable information on industry trends, identify experts, and speak with potential contacts.
  • Note: Almost every industry has a trade association, a great source for identifying other businesses that operate in an industry.
Public Web sites:
Gateway to Associations

Provides an easy way to identify professional and industry associations, people, and groups of interest worldwide. Is especially useful for developing professional connections and personal growth.

Google Industry Associations

A free directory that is very easy to browse and search. Useful to locate association, organization, and government agency Web sites for membership listings and rich information on given topics.

Additional information is available in the Baker Library Industry Guides. Each guide highlights associations and organizations in that industry.