Awards & Rankings

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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 »

New Orleans Ranked #1 in the USA for Food

The readers of Travel + Leisure have once again voted New Orleans the Best City for Food in the United… Read More »

August 19, 2016 | Read Story »

New Orleans Near Top in Multiple National Business Rankings

Greater New Orleans scored near the top on a number of national rankings in Business Facilities latest “Annual Rankings Report,”… Read More »

August 11, 2016 | Read Story »

LA FastStart Ranked #1 in USA for 7th Year in a Row

It’s getting tougher to rank our Workforce Training Leaders since numerous states have joined the ranks of those who have… Read More »

August 8, 2016 | Read Story »

New Orleans Ranked #1 in USA in International Tourism Growth

Turns out that New Orleans’ recent vogue as a tourist destination isn’t confined to the 50 states. The number of… Read More »

August 3, 2016 | Read Story »

New Orleans Named #9 Most Generous City

Stories of police brutality and violence against police, terrorist attacks, and negative political rhetoric have filled the news cycle of… Read More »

July 31, 2016 | Read Story »

Greater New Orleans is Ranked #3 in the South for Major Projects in 2015

Greater New Orleans has been awarded an “Honorable Mention” for ranking #3 for major economic development projects in the South… Read More »

July 25, 2016 | Read Story »