Webinar: Knowing NAICS: Understanding the Way the Government Classifies Industries

  • Last Updated: September 13, 2022
  • Published: September 13, 2022

Register to attend the live training webinar, “Knowing NAICS: Understanding the Way the Government Classifies Industries."

Date: Thursday, October 13, 2022
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)


Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge.

  • Speaker: Jennifer Boettcher, Business Reference Librarian, Georgetown University
  • Learning outcomes: NAICS (North American Industry Classification System) codes play an important role in industry research. NAICS classifies business establishments by type of economic activity. Managed by OMB, it is used by all Federal statistical agencies. After the program, you will know the history of NAICS, how it is used by Government agencies, how to request a new NAICS code, and the major changes that are coming with the release of the 2022 Economic Census.

Registration confirmation information:
Upon registering, a confirmation email from [email protected] will be sent with instructions for joining the webinar. To ensure delivery of that email, configure your junk mail or spam filter(s) to permit messages from that address. GPO staff will also email your access information the day before the webinar. If you do not receive your login information, please email [email protected].

Prior to the webinar:
For those participating via a desktop or laptop computer (preferred method), a WebEx plug-in must be installed (one-time only). Download instructions. Some features will not be available for users participating with a tablet or smartphone. Devices need to have a WebEx app installed from the device’s app store, which may take time. After installation, the app will ask for you to Allow or Deny permissions.