Awards & Rankings

Download a copy of GNO, Inc. STARs (PDF) –- a comprehensive list of significant awards for the state and region

LA #7 Top State for Doing Business

Area Development has ranked Louisiana No. 7 in the magazine’s annual Top States for Doing Business report, with the state… Read More »

September 24, 2018 | Read Story »

LA #2 for Most Engaged Workers in USA

Personal-finance website WalletHub has released its report on 2018’s Hardest-Working States in America. In this report, Louisiana ranked #2 for… Read More »

September 17, 2018 | Read Story »

WWII Museum Ranked #3 in USA, #8 in World

TripAdvisor, the travel planning and booking site, has just announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice awards for museums. The… Read More »

September 11, 2018 | Read Story »

LA #2 for Economic Development Infrastructure

Louisiana ranks No. 2 among U.S. states for infrastructure investment that supports economic growth, according to Site Selection magazine. In… Read More »

September 9, 2018 | Read Story »

NOLA #3 for Young Entrepreneurs

A new study from LendingTree has named New Orleans #3 in the USA amongst “cities where young entrepreneurs are making… Read More »

August 17, 2018 | Read Story »

New Orleans #1 for Growth in Industries with Best Salaries

According to an economics article from Bloomberg, based on a report in Glassdoor.com, Technology and Healthcare are the industries with… Read More »

August 16, 2018 | Read Story »

NOLA #1 College Town in USA

In the most recent Princeton Review college rankings, Tulane was named the #1 university for College Cities that Get High… Read More »

August 9, 2018 | Read Story »

FastStart Ranked #1 Workforce Program in USA (9th Year in a Row)

Business Facilities magazine has ranked Louisiana Economic Development (LED) FastStart as the nation’s No. 1 state workforce training program for… Read More »

July 24, 2018 | Read Story »