Awards & Rankings

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New Orleans is Named the #4 “Most Fun” City in America

Based on an exhaustive methodology, financial website WalletHub has determined that New Orleans is the #4 “Most Fun” City in […]

September 20, 2016 | Read Story »

Louisiana Ranked #5 in the USA for Business

Area Development has ranked Louisiana #5 in the magazine’s annual “Top States for Doing Business” report, with the state climbing […]

September 19, 2016 | Read Story »

New Orleans Ranked #2 For Culture in the USA

In another high ranking for culture and quality-of-life, the readers of Travel + Leisure have voted New Orleans “#2 Best […]

September 8, 2016 | Read Story »

Louisiana Ranked the #6 Most Tax Friendly in USA

The Internet has given rise to a mobile workforce of telecommuters, independent contractors and entrepreneurs who can work where they […]

September 2, 2016 | Read Story »

New Orleans Ranked #1 in the USA for Food

The readers of Travel + Leisure have once again voted New Orleans the Best City for Food in the United […]

August 19, 2016 | Read Story »

New Orleans Near Top in Multiple National Business Rankings

Greater New Orleans scored near the top on a number of national rankings in Business Facilities latest “Annual Rankings Report,” […]

August 11, 2016 | Read Story »

LA FastStart Ranked #1 in USA for 7th Year in a Row

It’s getting tougher to rank our Workforce Training Leaders since numerous states have joined the ranks of those who have […]

August 8, 2016 | Read Story »

New Orleans Ranked #1 in USA in International Tourism Growth

Turns out that New Orleans’ recent vogue as a tourist destination isn’t confined to the 50 states. The number of […]

August 3, 2016 | Read Story »