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Sarah J.F. Braley

Sarah J.F. Braley

Managing Editor

Sally oversees the print editions of NMG's magazines, along with covering key beats. Sally joined M&C in 1994 as a senior editor, after spending eight years at New Jersey Monthly magazine. She holds a master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and a B.A. in Journalism (with minors in French, Greek and psychology) from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She grew up in and now lives in New Jersey with her family and crazy dog. A book lover who has mastered the art of walking while reading, she finished 80 books last year alone. 

What Sally Covers

In the United States: The Pacific Northwest (including Alaska), The Rockies, North and South Dakota, Texas

Internationally: South Pacific (including Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Tahiti, Maldives)

Industry Segments: Sustainability, golf, and spa

The Latest From Sally

Taking the Emotion Out of Negotiations
Taking the Emotion Out of Negotiations
Learning to control your reactions can make planner-supplier interactions more cordial.... Read More
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Looking Ahead to 2020: Don't Fear a Slowdown
The hospitality business is strong enough to weather a downturn, says Michael Dominguez.... Read More
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Craig Davis Leaves Pittsburgh for Dallas CVB
The president and CEO of the Pennsylvania city is taking on another high-profile bureau.... Read More
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Massachusetts
The 250-room MGM Springfield, the first casino resort in the state, opened in August with 34,000... Read More
10 Hottest Event Gift and Giveaway Ideas for 2020
10 Hottest Event Gift and Giveaway Ideas for 2020
Planners' favorite gifts, gadgets, tips and more.... Read More
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Ethics Aside, Is Trump National Doral the Right Place for the G7 Summit?
According to reports, the property's revenue and profitability have been falling.... Read More
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Delicious Dishes Are Found at These 5 Restaurants Near the Austin Convention Center
Top-restaurant lists tout the great food at these dining establishments in the Lone Star State... Read More
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Austin
The Lone Star State's capital continues to revel in its reputation as a live-music mecca, but the area... Read More
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Travel CEOs Urge Action on Reauthorization of Brand USA
The executives gathered in Washington, D.C., Wednesday for the U.S. Travel Association's CEO... Read More
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Webcast: Legal Mistakes Planners Make and How to Avoid Them
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 2:00 PM EDT.... Read More
EIC Launches New Sustainability Initiative
EIC Launches New Sustainability Initiative
The umbrella organization for the meetings industry's new virtual green-meetings center will be a... Read More
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Orlando's Orange County Convention Moves Forward With Major Expansion
The $605 million project is expected to be completed in 2023... Read More
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Insider Tips on Successful Hotel Negotiations for Meetings
Experts from Experient and Omni Hotels & Resorts on how to strike an agreement that works foor both... Read More
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Texas
The state of Texas has a lot to offer events and meetings groups.... Read More
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Best Restaurants Near Denver's Colorado Convention Center
Top five restaurants for groups looking to grab a meal between meetings.... Read More
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Best Dining Options Near Washington D.C.'s Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Top five restaurants for groups looking to grab a meal between meetings.... Read More
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Head of Visit Dallas Steps Down
The departure of Phillip Jones follows an audit of the CVB's finances that questioned the bureau's use... Read More
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CVBs and Groups Take Action Against Texas Bill Deemed Discriminatory
Passed in the state Senate, a measure to allow the refusal of service based on religious beliefs now... Read More
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Webcast: Everything You Need to Know About Data Protection
This webcast features data protection advice regarding what planners need to ensure compliance.... Read More
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ASAE's Third Annual Design Event Continues to Innovate
The Xperience Design Project, held at the Gaylord National, welcomed more than 1,300.  ... Read More