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 #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,… Read More »

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 has determined that New… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

October 23, 2015 | Read Story »

Louisiana is Named #1 in Workforce Training

Business Facilities has released their annual Rankings Report. Louisiana received 7 key rankings this year. See below for more information: #1… Read More »

July 31, 2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans Ranks #1 in America for Creative Professionals

New Orleans is the best place in the USA for creative professionals, beating 175 other major cities. Personal finance site SmartAsset analyzed… Read More »

July 24, 2015 | Read Story »