Members of the BDA are 14 interdisciplinary regional associations and 48 federal umbrella associations of employers from the fields of industry, trade, finance, transport, crafts, services and agriculture. About 1 million companies with approx. 30.5 million employees are affiliated to them directly or indirectly via their member associations. Membership is voluntary.
14 National associations
48 Federal top-level associations
The BDA maintains partnership or business relationships with a number of companies, organisations and other institutions. These include, for example, Microsoft, PME Familienservice and PMG Presse-Monitor GmbH.