InfographicLabs.com's the Business Hotspots infographic is a review of the international cities that are the most competitive in terms of business. As stated on the infographic, the criteria for competitiveness is a city's ability to attract tourism, businesses and capital. The top three cities (in order) are New York, London and Singapore, with Toronto finishing twelfth and Vancouver finished eighteenth.
The top ten is dominated by four American cities, with Washington in eighth, Chicago in ninth and Boston in tenth, in addition to New York in the top spot. Factors taken into consideration include global appeal, economic strength, physical capital, institutional effectiveness and social and cultural character. This helpful chart is an ideal tool for anyone thinking about taking their career abroad.