Joplin Receives Top 10 Ranking in Best Business Climate with Business Facilities Magazine

Newton County Fairgrounds | Neosho, MO

Business Facilities Magazine 17th Annual Metro Rankings Report is recognizing Joplin MO with a Top 10 ranking in the flagship category, Best Business Climate (Pop. Less Than 200k). Editors give across-the-board evaluation to growth potential, talent pipelines, quality of life and affordability. Top 10 locations were found to have expanding talent pipelines supporting a diverse mix of emerging growth sectors while maximizing their resources and establishing a foundation for sustainable growth for years to come.

Other TOP 10 rankings in the MOKAN region include:

--Kansas (#8) and Missouri (#10) rank in Top 10 in Aerospace/Defense

--Missouri (#9) rank in Top 10 in Customized Training

--Oklahoma (#3) and Kansas (#4) rank in Top 10 in Installed Wind Power Capacity

--Kansas (#2) and Oklahoma (#3) rank in Top 10 in Electricity from Wind (%)

To view the report in its entirety, click here.

Our State Partners