New Orleans works just as hard as it plays. That’s why this city is recognized as a business magnet that attracts thousands of professionals and entrepreneurs alike. Ambitious start-ups, major corporations, and local shops dot the city streets.

Did you know New Orleans is famous nationally for the following accolades?

  • Most economical mid-sized city in the US for businesses according to KPMG LLC
  • #1 Brainpower city according to Forbes
  • #1 Technology Job Growth in the USA - Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • #1 Major Economic Development Wins for the Decade by Southern Business and Development
  • LA is #1 state for business climate according to Business Facilities magazine
  • #2 city in the US & Canada by Travel + Leisure
  • #3 destination in the world by Rough Guides travel publication
  • #7 Most Inspiring City by Good magazine
  • #6 Most Family-Friendly City in the USA by Homes.com
  • #11 Best American Cities for Creatives (That You Can Actually Afford) by Thrillist
  • Top 12 "Sweet Spots for High Tech" in North America - Business Facilities
  • #1 Major Market in the South for 2018 by Southern Business & Development Magazine