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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

Digital Hosted-Buyer Meeting for Independent Planners Provides Legal Advice, Camaraderie
Digital Hosted-Buyer Meeting for Independent Planners Provides Legal Advice, Camaraderie
Northstar Meetings Group's Interact event welcomed 42 industry professionals for supplier meetings and... Read More
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Austin
With two hotels nearby sporting more than 1,000 rooms, the Austin Convention Center is ripe for... Read More
Webcast: Affordable, Sustainable, Live: New Strategies for Green Events
Webcast: Affordable, Sustainable, Live: New Strategies for Green Events
Wed., Dec. 9, 2020 2:00 PM EDT... Read More
Webcast: New Contract Considerations for Live Events
Webcast: New Contract Considerations for Live Events
Wed., Oct. 14, 2020 2:00 PM EDT... Read More
New and Improved Meetings Hotels 2020
New and Improved Meetings Hotels 2020
While the world stayed at home, these 12 properties finished renovations or prepped for grand... Read More
United Asks Passengers to Complete Health Self-Assessment
United Asks Passengers to Complete Health Self-Assessment
The process will take place during check-in through the airline's app, online, at the airport kiosk or... Read More
Event-Contract Advice: Cancellations
Event-Contract Advice: Cancellations
Hospitality attorney Jonathan Howe addresses legal questions from planners as meetings continue to be... Read More
New Zealand OKs Events for Up to 100 People
New Zealand OKs Events for Up to 100 People
The current attendee caps across all aspects of New Zealand business and social gatherings will be... Read More
Advice From a Meetings Industry Headhunter
Advice From a Meetings Industry Headhunter
An inside look at the current job market with executive recruiter Dawn Penfold, founder and president... Read More
Event-Contract Advice: Force Majeure
Event-Contract Advice: Force Majeure
Hospitality attorney Jonathan Howe addresses legal questions from planners as events are rescheduled... Read More
New Zealand Events Industry Draws Up New Guidelines as the Country Starts to Reopen
New Zealand Events Industry Draws Up New Guidelines as the Country Starts to Reopen
On Monday, gatherings of up to 100 people are expected to be allowed, as no new coronavirus cases have... Read More
Webcast: How to Come Back After a Crisis
Webcast: How to Come Back After a Crisis
Thurs, June 11, 2020 2:00 PM ET... Read More
Dallas to Pursue New Cleanliness Certification
Dallas to Pursue New Cleanliness Certification
The convention center and several city-owned venues will be part of the GBAC Star certification... Read More
M&C's 2020 Meeting Professionals Salary Survey
M&C's 2020 Meeting Professionals Salary Survey
Our exclusive biennial research offers a comprehensive view of salaries and job satisfaction for... Read More
Ask the Attorney: Your Coronavirus Contract Questions Answered
Ask the Attorney: Your Coronavirus Contract Questions Answered
Wed, Apr. 15, 2020 2:00 PM EDT... Read More
New Zealand Creates Recovery Event for Meetings Industry
New Zealand Creates Recovery Event for Meetings Industry
To help with post-coronavirus efforts, CINZ is launching Be Reconnected, to be held Dec. 1.... Read More
Coping With Coronavirus: Hotels, Venues Donate Leftover Food and Supplies to Employees, Charities
Coping With Coronavirus: Hotels, Venues Donate Leftover Food and Supplies to Employees, Charities
Las Vegas Sands is helping out medical personnel and first responders with a donation of 2 million... Read More
Week 5 Survey: Planners Report More Flexibility as They Continue to Cancel and Reschedule Events
Week 5 Survey: Planners Report More Flexibility as They Continue to Cancel and Reschedule Events
More than 71 percent of the 370 respondents called their experiences easy or neutral as they grapple... Read More
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Tales From the Front Lines: COVID-19 Cancellation Woes
Every contract is different, as are planners’ experiences when cancelling or rescheduling meetings... Read More
EIC Provides Advocacy Letters Seeking Federal Relief From Coronavirus Devastation
EIC Provides Advocacy Letters Seeking Federal Relief From Coronavirus Devastation
In a letter to the industry, Events Industry Council CEO Amy Calvert seeks to unify all factions and... Read More