Vince Thompson is an award-winning brand builder and one of the country's top sports marketers. In 2000, Thompson founded and built MELT into one of the nation's largest independent sports/culinary/entertainment marketing agencies. With the inclusion of MELT’s 18-year representation of The Coca-Cola Company, some of the companies major activations include 16 Final Fours; the 2003 creation of March Madness Music; the 2017 creation of the Taste of The Tournament and 5 seasons of ESPN College GameDay.
Thompson, a 1984 graduate of Auburn University with a BA in Communications, also took his wealth of industry experience and formed MELT University, a highly-acclaimed intern program for college students. He frequently lectures at major universities and appears on The Paul Finebaum show on The SEC Network.
Vince was also recently listed as one of Atlanta Business Chronicles "Most Admired CEO's" for 2018.
Come join Startup Grind Atlanta for a fireside chat with Vince to learn some of the harsh realities of how the ride to the top is not always easy.
We're lucky to host Vince at the amazing MELT international headquarters in Buckhead, where we'll host a big post fireside chat networking hour, complete with food and libations.
Come connect, get educated and leave inspired!