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Provo is the Best Performing City in the Nation!

Updated: Jul 9, 2023

For an unprecedented third year in a row, Provo City has been recognized by the prestigious Milken Institute as the Best Performing City in the Country! An honor that truly highlights our community's outstanding achievements and ongoing commitment to excellence.

No other city has been recognized more than once by Milken for this award and Provo drove the point home by claiming this title not once, not twice but for the years 2021, 2022, 2023! Watch this video to see how Provo has defied all odds, securing this notable title.

Best Performing City Reel

It’s been a busy and productive three years for Provo City, but we’re going to give you a quick overview with a reel highlighting why Milken named Provo the best in the nation!

The significance of Provo being named the Best Performing City becomes clear when looking at the other heavy hitters who were in the running, but fell short: Miami, Denver, Phoenix, Raleigh, Austin, just to name a few. Our graphic below outlines the criteria to be named the nation’s ‘Best Performing City.’

What Business Leaders Say

We’re honored to be recognized nationally, but we are even more proud of Provo’s many influential community leaders who also recognize that Provo is the Best Performing City in the Country. Check out this video to see what they said and why they are high on Provo.

We all know what a great place Provo is—but it’s reassuring that our successes are being seen locally and nationally. While the Milken recognition is impressive, it is one of many awards Provo receives highlighting the high quality of services for which we have become known.

Best Performing City White Paper

For a more detailed look on the foundation of excellence that Provo has in a wide range of areas check out our deep dive White Paper.

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