Several business organizations exist to support businesses, the professionals who manage them, and their customers.
- ASAE & The Center for Association Leadership
The association for association professionals -- particularly geared toward executives and managers of non-profits and charitable organizations.
- Better Business Bureau (BBB)
Consumers can check the BBB to determine whether a company is trustworthy, to learn if other customers have had problems and filed complaints, and what the business has done to resolve those problems.
- Americans for the Arts
The mission of the BCA is to "ensure that the arts flourish in America by encouraging, inspiring, and stimulating businesses to support the arts in the workplace, in education, and in the community."
- Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU)
This private, non-profit organization fosters communication between international businesses and political leaders. Through the BCIU, senior business executives can interact with heads of state, cabinet ministers, and other senior government officials about business in their country.
- Council of the Americas
This international business organization exists to promote economic and social development, open markets, and the rule of law throughout the Western Hemisphere. The Council's membership consists of international companies from a wide variety of sectors, including finance, consulting, agriculture, media, energy, and technology.
- Talent Ideas and Enterprise (TIE)
The TIE is the world's largest not-for-profit organization for entrepreneurs, providing education, mentoring, and networking.
- US Chamber of Commerce
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce represents business interests to lawmakers in Washington, DC. More than 96% of U.S. Chamber members are small businesses.
- United States Council for International Business (USCIB)
The USCIB is a lobbying organization which "promotes open markets, competitiveness and innvoation, sustainable development, and corporate responsibility." Its members include U.S. businesses and organizations with business overseas.