Awards & Rankings

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

GNO, Inc. Named a Top EDO in America

Economic development magazine Site Selection has awarded Greater New Orleans, Inc. the inaugural Mac Conway Award for Excellence in Economic Development, given to the […]

May 5, 2016 | Read Story »

New Orleans Ranked #2 Most-Cost Friendly City in the USA

A comprehensive study from KPMG has determined that Greater New Orleans is the #2 most cost-friendly mid-size market for business […]

April 12, 2016 | Read Story »

New Orleans is Named #1 for Most Efficient Public Spending in USA

Financial website WalletHub assessed how efficiently some of America’s largest urban centers spend taxpayer dollars on certain key expenditure categories, […]

April 6, 2016 | Read Story »

New Orleans Ranks #6 for Happiest Workers in the USA

After analyzing millions of reviews that former and current workers left for employers, Job website Indeed.com has determined that New […]

February 25, 2016 | Read Story »

New Orleans Ranked #2 Best City in North America

New Orleans has been named the “#2 Best City in North America” by Travel + Leisure magazine.  Further, New Orleans […]

February 22, 2016 | Read Story »

GNO, Inc. is Named a “Leading EDC in America”

Greater New Orleans, Inc. has been named a one of “America’s Leading EDCs (Economic Development Corporations)” in an inaugural feature […]

February 15, 2016 | Read Story »

Louisiana Ranks #4 in USA for Business Climate

Site Selection has ranked Louisiana No. 4 in the magazine’s 2015 Top State Business Climate Rankings.  It is the sixth consecutive Top […]

November 4, 2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans ranks #1 City for Fastest Median Wage Growth

To determine the cities with the fastest and slowest wage growth since 2005, Headlight looked wage data from the Bureau of […]

October 23, 2015 | Read Story »