trade association


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trade association

n
(Commerce) an association of organizations in the same trade formed to further their collective interests, esp in negotiating with governments, trade unions, etc
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This is the biggest do-nothing legislative session we've ever had," said Ron Berger, executive director of the Subcontractors Trade Association Inc.
DeLay alone has placed a dozen of his aides at key lobbying and trade association jobs in the last few years--"graduates of the DeLay school," as they are known.
I would also suggest, after meeting with other African American business owners as a result of contacting the established trade associations, establishing a forum and perhaps a future trade association for blacks in the industry.
Overall, the section provides a context within which the trade association movement has evolved and developed and what its current characteristics are.
Most taxpayers, trade associations and other exempt organizations subject to the deduction disallowance at this point appear to be considering using either the ratio method or gross-up method.
As elsewhere in the world, trade associations play an important role in the Chinese events industry, but, as with other aspects of business in China, they do not always work in the same way as in other countries and this is not necessarily well understood by those trying to do business there.
It will be chaired by Les Baxter, a veteran member of the Trade Association who is the founder of Baxter Enterprises and chair of the IEEE P1394r committee, which is updating and revising the entire suite of IEEE 1394 standards.
The response to our programs has been exceptional, with downloads doubling in the last quarter of 2006," said Tom Cox, executive director for the RapidIO Trade Association.
As a telecom manufacturer, they bring valuable insight into the trade association.
As the only national trade association that exclusively represents cabinet manufacturers, decorative laminate product fabricators and industry suppliers, KCMA maintains a strong history and reputation of advocacy and leadership.
AUSTIN, Texas -- A white paper, System Interconnect Fabrics: Ethernet Versus RapidIO[R] Technology, released today by the RapidIO[R] Trade Association and by Freescale Semiconductor Corporation, concludes that for many embedded applications, RapidIO technology outperforms Ethernet.

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