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Trade Associations
Florida’s small businesses often turn to trade associations for industry research, networking and, perhaps most important, lobbying support in Tallahassee. Membership costs and services and interaction with members vary widely from group to group. The following is a sampling of Florida trade associations of particular interest to small businesses. To find out if a group is right for you, talk to current members. The organizations that are underlined have a website.


Accounting
Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
850/224-2727

Agriculture
Florida Farm Bureau Marketing Division Associated Industries of Florida
352/728-1561

Florida Citrus Commission
863/499-2500

Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association
321-214-5200

Aquaculture
Southeastern Fisheries Association
 850/224-0612

Architects
Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects
850/222-7590

Attorneys
The Florida Bar
850/561-5600

Banking and Finance
Florida Bankers Association
850/224-2265

Florida Credit Union League
800/342-1266

Florida International Bankers Association
305/579-0086

Business and Industry
Florida Chamber of Commerce
850/521-1200

Associated Industries of Florida
850/224/7173

National Federation of Independent Business 850/681-0416

Florida United Businesses Association
850/681-6265

Florida League of Cities
850/222-9684

Florida Economic Development Council
850/201-3332

Florida Association of Counties
850/922-4300

Contractors-Construction Attorneys
Florida Roofing, Sheet Metal and The Florida Bar Air Conditioning Contractors Association
407/671-3772

Asphalt Contractors Association of Florida
850/222-7300

Florida Concrete & Products Association
800/342-0080

Florida Association of Electrical Contractors
407/260-1511

Florida Home Builders Association
850/224-4316

Education and Training
Florida Association of Community Colleges
850/222-3222

Florida Education Association/United
850/201-2800

Engineering
Florida Engineering Society
850/224-7121
Forestry
Florida Forestry Association
850/222-5646

Horticulture
Florida Nurserymen and Growers Association
800/375-3642

Insurance
Florida Association of Insurance Agents
850/893-4155

Labor
Florida AFL-CIO
850/224-6926

Marine
Florida Ports Council
850/222-8028

Medical-Pharmaceutical
Florida Hospital Association
407/841-6230

Florida Medical Association
800/762-0233

Florida Pharmacy Association
850/222-2400

Publications-Printing
Printing Association of Florida
407/240-8009

Real Estate
Florida CCIM Chapter
888/767-2246

Recycling-Reprocessing
Florida Business and Industry Recycling Program 407/678-4200

Retail
Florida Retail Federation
888/357-3824

Associated Grocers of Florida
305/696-0080

Merchants Association of Florida Inc.
813/273-7700

VMA Manufacturers Alliance
386-673-0505

Transportation Trucking Automotive Aviation

Florida Transportation Builders’ Association
850/942-1404

Florida Trucking Association
850/222-9900

Florida Automotive Industry Association
800/989-1992

Florida Aviation Trades Association
800-280-9662

Utilities
Florida Municipal Electric Association
850/224-3314

Florida Electric Cooperatives Association
850/877-616








 





 
 
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