Awards & Rankings

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NOLA has Two of the Top Ten Festivals in the World

Music magazine Vents has ranked Jazz and Heritage Festival and Essence Festival as two of the ten “Best Music Festivals… Read More »

April 8, 2019 | Read Story »

NOLA a “Best American City for Creatives (That You Can Actually Afford to Live In)”

New Orleans has been named by Thrillist as one of 18 “Best American Cities for Creatives (That You Can Actually… Read More »

March 26, 2019 | Read Story »

NOLA #3 for Women in Tech

Per SmartAsset’s 2019 “Best Cities for Women in Tech” ranking, New Orleans is #3 in the USA for percentage of… Read More »

February 25, 2019 | Read Story »

NOLA Top Ten for Millennial Workers

According to data from labor analytics firm Emsi, Greater New Orleans is tied for #10 in the USA for percent… Read More »

February 18, 2019 | Read Story »

NOLA Voted #3 Best Big City in USA

New Orleans has been voted the #3 best big city (metro pop. > 1M) in the USA for 2018 by… Read More »

January 8, 2019 | Read Story »

New Orleans Named a Top 10 Tech Market to Watch

In a recent report published by real estate firm CBRE, the “2018 TECH-30,” New Orleans was named as one of… Read More »

December 5, 2018 | Read Story »

NOLA Named “Rising Tech Hub”

Online magazine OZY, a millennial-focused news site with over 5M monthly visitors, has named New Orleans one of “Three Rising… Read More »

November 1, 2018 | Read Story »

LA #5 in USA for New Millennials

According to a recent report from, Louisiana is the #5 state in the nation for highest percentage of new… Read More »

October 29, 2018 | Read Story »