Awards & Rankings

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

New Orleans is #8 for Women in Tech

Women in the U.S. tech industry have long faced major disparities in both employment and pay. Last year, SmartAsset’s analysis […]

December 14, 2016 | Read Story »

New Orleans is #1 in Population Growth for “Traditional Cities”

According to the journal Public Square, and US Census data, New Orleans is the #1 “traditional city” for population growth […]

December 9, 2016 | Read Story »

Louisiana Ranked #7 For Business

Economic Development journal Site Selection has named Louisiana to its Top 10 list of Best States for Business for the […]

November 3, 2016 | Read Story »

Greater New Orleans is Ranked # 10 in the USA for Hispanic Entrepreneurs

Research and data website GoodCall has determined that the New Orleans MSA is the #10 Best Place in the USA […]

October 5, 2016 | Read Story »

Louisiana is #7 for Women Entrepreneurs

Across the United States, women are taking the lead in business ownership. At last count, women owned more than 9 […]

September 30, 2016 | Read Story »

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 »