Tom Campion, co-founder of Zumiez as well as the Campion
Foundation, will speak at the second installment of Agenda Emerge, the brand building conference.
Also speaking are Greg Selkoe, CEO and owner of the largest global
streetwear retailer Karmaloop and and most recently, awarded the Ernst
& Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and Keith Hufnagel,
influential skate/streetwear leader and founder of leading
skate-lifestyle label HUF. The event will be held at Agenda Long Beach on Jan. 8 in the Center Theater at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center.
Agenda Emerge heads to New York for a second event, held at the Jack
H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, the premier venue for the
presentation of cultural and performing arts events for New York
University and lower Manhattan on January 23rd. Back by overwhelming
demand, the inaugural line-up heads to the East Coast for an encore
performance. Featuring notable streetwear brand founders, Marc Eckō of
Eckō, Bobby Kim of the Hundreds, Jeff Ng of Staple Designs and Johnny
Earle, aka Johnny Cupcakes, both Agenda Emerge events will be hosted by
“The importance of bringing an educational platform
like AGENDA Emerge to the public serves as a tool to foster growth for
the next generation of our industry’s creatives and entrepreneurs,” said
AGENDA Founder Aaron Levant. “Going head to head with the largest and
well-established fashion industry shows and watching these brands reach
success, knowing that we had a hand in it, has been a humbling journey.
This is a great opportunity for the new generation of designers to learn
from seasoned experts who have turned their brands into household
The event is powered by Group Y.