Awards & Rankings

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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 »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

September 8, 2016 | Read Story »

Louisiana Ranked the #6 Most Tax Friendly in USA

The Internet has given rise to a mobile workforce of telecommuters, independent contractors and entrepreneurs who can work where they… Read More »

September 2, 2016 | Read Story »