Awards & Rankings

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GNO, Inc. is named a Top 10 Economic Development Group in America

As part of its 2017 “Global Best to Invest Awards,” GNO, Inc. was judged as one of the top economic… Read More »

May 8, 2017 | Read Story »

New Orleans is #1 in USA for Tech Growth, #5 for Women in Tech

The fight for equal rights for working women remains an uphill battle. That’s one reason why about 3 million people… Read More »

March 24, 2017 | Read Story »

Louisiana Ranks #1 for Construction Environment in the USA

Louisiana has the #1 construction environment in the nation, according to a new scorecard called “Building America,” provided by Associated… Read More »

January 10, 2017 | Read Story »

New Orleans Tops in Population Growth

According to most recent U.S. Census data, New Orleans is #3 amongst all major US cities in population growth, from… Read More »

January 9, 2017 | Read Story »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

October 5, 2016 | Read Story »