NAS & P.ROD ADDED TO AGENDA EMERGE’S ALREADY EXTENSIVE ROSTER OF SPEAKERS, SET TO TAKE THE STAGE DURING THE LONG BEACH SHOW
Legendary pro skateboarder, respected brand builder and On Air Host, Felix Arguelles to host the January 8th event
AGENDA, the leading forum for action sports, surf, streetwear, lifestyle and sneaker industries, is hosting its second installment of AGENDA Emerge—the highly curated creative and brand building conference featuring some of today’s most iconic creative directors, innovators and industry leaders in street culture, sharing firsthand their industry insights and business intricacies.
Paul “P Rod” Rodriguez is well respected for his technical mastery on a skateboard and has been called “one of those few skaters who is born to skate” by many of his peers. In 2005, Nike SB released it’s first signature model skateboard shoe, the Zoom Air Paul Rodriguez, making Paul the first skateboarder with a Nike pro model skateboard shoe. Paul is not only one of the marque faces of Nike Skateboarding, but has continued to grow with Nike through his multiple pro model shoes releases and Nike capsule apparel line. In 2008 Paul launched Primitive, his Woodland Hills skateboard and sneaker shop, proving he is not only a skateboarder – but an entrepreneur. Paul is a four time X Games Gold Medalist has been on the podium at every major contest in skateboarding. He is looked at by his peers and sponsors as a true professional in every sense of the word.
NAS, rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur and actor. Since 1994, Nas has released eight consecutive platinum and multi-platinum albums and sold over 25 million records worldwide. Aside from rapping and acting, Nas is an entrepreneur through his own record label, Ill Will Records, retail sneaker store, and magazine publishing. He currently serves as Mass Appeal Magazine’s associate publisher as well as an owner of a Fila sneaker store.
Greg Selkoe, CEO and owner of streetwear retailer Karmaloop.com.
Keith Hufnagel, professional skateboarder and founder of HUF.
Tom Campion, co-founder of Zumiez.
Scheduled upon appointment
Wednesday, January 8th
Doors open at 6 p.m.
Show takes place 7 – 10 p.m.
Center Theater at The Long Beach Convention Center & Entertainment Center
300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802