October 24, 2014

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Trade Associations for Florida Business

| 6/1/2007

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.

Accounting

Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
(850) 224-2727
www.ficpa.org


Agriculture/Horticulture

Florida Farm Bureau
(352) 374-1516
www.floridafarmbureau.org

Florida Citrus Commission
(863) 499-2500
www.floridajuice.com

Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association
(321) 214-5200
www.ffva.com

Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association
(800) 375-3642
www.fngla.org


Architects

Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects
(850) 222-7590
www.aiafla.org


Attorneys

The Florida Bar
(850) 561-5600
www.flabar.org


Banking and Finance

Florida Bankers Association
(850) 224-2265
www.floridabankers.com

Florida Credit Union League
(800) 342-1266
www.fcul.org

Florida International Bankers Association
(305) 579-0086
www.fiba.net


Business & Industry

Florida Chamber of Commerce
(850) 521-1200
www.flchamber.com

Associated Industries of Florida
(850) 224-7173
www.aif.com

National Federation of Independent Business
(850) 681-0416
www.nfib.com/Florida

Florida United Businesses Association
(850) 681-6265 or
(800) 262-4483
www.fuba.org

Florida League of Cities
(800) 342-8112
www.flcities.com

Florida Economic Development Council
(850) 201-3332
www.fedc.net

Florida Association of Counties
(850) 922-4300
www.fl-counties.com

Florida Retail Federation
(888) 357-3824
www.frf.org


Contractors/Construction

Associated General Contractors of Greater Florida
(850) 656-6009 or
(866) 860-6009
www.agcfl.org

Florida Roofing, Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors Association
(800) 767-3772, ext. 100
www.floridaroof.com

Florida Concrete and Products Association
(800) 342-0080
www.fcpa.org

Florida Association of Electrical Contractors
(407) 260-1511
www.faeccf.org

Florida Home Builders Association
(850) 224-4316
www.fhba.com


Education and Training

Florida Association of Community Colleges
(850) 222-3222
www.facc.org

Florida Education Association
(888) 807-8007
www.feaweb.org

 

Engineering

Florida Engineering Society
(850) 224-7121
www.fleng.org


Hospitality

Florida Restaurant
and Lodging Association

(850) 224-2250
www.flra.com

Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association
(407) 313-5000
www.cfhla.org


Insurance

Florida Association
of Insurance Agents

(850) 893-4155
www.faia.com
Florida Insurance Council
(850) 386-6668
www.flains.org


Labor

Florida AFL-CIO
(850) 224-6926
www.flaflcio.org


Medical and Pharmaceutical

Florida Association of Health Plans
(850) 386-2904
www.fahp.net

Florida Dental Association
(850) 681-3629, ext. 115
www.floridadental.com

Florida Hospital Association
(407) 841-6230
www.fha.org

Florida Medical Association
(800) 762-0233
www.fmaonline.org

Florida Pharmacy Association
(850) 222-2400
www.pharmview.com


Publications and Printing

Printing Association of Florida
(407) 240-8009
www.pafgraf.org


Real Estate

Florida Association of Realtors
(407) 438-1400
fl.living.net
Florida CCIM Chapter
(407) 647-8839
www.flccim.com


Retail

Florida Retail Federation
(888) 357-3824
www.frf.org

Associated Grocers of Florida
(954) 876-3000
www.agfla.com

Merchants Association of Florida
(813) 273-7766
www.merchantsflorida.com


Technology

Florida High Tech Corridor Council
(407) 562-1910
www.floridahightech.com

InternetCoast
(561) 835-1008, ext. 2150
www.internetcoast.com

Florida Research Consortium
(850) 425-5223
www.floridaresearch.org


Transportation

Florida Trucking Association
(850) 222-9900
www.fltrucking.org

Florida Automotive Industry Association
(800) 989-1992
www.faia.org


Utilities

Florida Municipal Electric Association
(850) 224-3314
www.publicpower.com

Florida Electric Cooperatives Association
(850) 877-6166
www.feca.com

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