Awards & Rankings

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

New Orleans is Named the #4 Best Affordable Destination in the USA

U.S. News and World Report, “with the help of expert opinion and user votes, ranked the best value vacations America […]

June 28, 2016 | Read Story »

New Orleans Named a “Most Dynamic City in America”

In the summer of 2013, NCIS writer Gary Glasberg was researching story ideas for the upcoming season of the hit […]

June 23, 2016 | Read Story »

Greater New Orleans & Louisiana Place High in Governor’s Cup 2015

Site Selection magazine has released its 2015 “Governor’s Cup” rankings of economic development performance in 2015, and Greater New Orleans […]

June 5, 2016 | Read Story »

New Orleans Named the #7 Destination in the USA for Millennials

Website realtor.com has determined that the New Orleans metro area is seventh in the nation for in-migration of 25-34 year […]

May 31, 2016 | Read Story »

GNO, Inc. has 2 Named to Top 50 List

Two members of Greater New Orleans, Inc. have been named to the “North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers” list, making […]

May 18, 2016 | Read Story »

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 »