travel  Information

Each AVB ID in attendance will recieve a $100 Cash Travel Incentive
For further details please reach out to Richard Hall
Tuesday, November 12
Offsite Dinner Reception will
begin promptly at 6:00PM! (Details)
Wednesday, November 13
Events will wrap up no later than 5:00PM

hotel  information

Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel
150 West 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Complimentary Self Parking

Closest  airport

Salt Lake City International Aiport (SLC)
8 Miles from Hotel
Hotel Provides Complimentary Airport Shuttle
Cooking Demonstration by Chef Vaughn!
Anvil Appliances & Cabinetry
3640 Highland Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84106

Chef Vaughn has been demonstrating high end appliances for about 30 years, and has spent the last 6 years with Anvil Companies. Along with this he has been Executive Chef at multiple country clubs, headlined for major Food & Wine events across the country, and has cooked for numerous celebrities including:

  • Presidents of the USA
  • The Cast of Dynasty
  • The Original Charlies Angels
  • Johnny Mathis
  • Joan Rivers
  • Sammy Davis Jr.

"I love seeing the lightbulb go off when I am cooking for someone that is shopping for appliances and they get the big picture of how awesome the appliances are that BrandSource represents, and how they can make their life better in so many ways..."

Mary Putman is the Vice President, Marketing & Brand for GE Appliances and leads the company’s overall marketing strategy and new house of brands (Monogram, CAFÉ, GE Profile, GE Appliances, Haier and Hotpoint). Mary is responsible for leading the creation and execution of marketing activities including brand, consumer/market insights, industrial design, advertising/marketing communications, merchandising, shows, pricing, promotions & agencies. In this role, Mary leads a talented and diverse team that has been responsible for the recent share, draw and commitment turnaround behind the new good things, for life campaign, digital and social media leadership and strong customer partnerships. Additionally, the team introduced CAFÉ, a design-centric appliance line that is the fastest growing appliance brand on Instagram. Last year, CAFÉ introduced the Professional Collection with customizable appliances and the Modern Glass Collection will launch in September. 

Prior to GE Appliances, Mary spent 14 years in Procter & Gamble Beauty and her most recent role with P&G was Global Associate Brand Director – Personal Cleansing with responsibility for the Olay & Safeguard brands. Mary’s tenure included positions of increasing responsibility in brand management and marketing both in the U.S. and globally to include brands such as Herbal Essences, Nice ‘n Easy, Wella Professionals, Secret, Safeguard, Ivory and Olay Cleansing. Prior to P&G, she led email marketing at 

Mary holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, MA and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, IN. Throughout her career she has lived in London, Switzerland, Los Angeles, Connecticut, Cincinnati and now resides in Louisville, KY.

Vice President of Marketing & Brand
GE Appliances, a Haier Company


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