Announcing the ComplexCon(versations) Lineup for ComplexCon 2018

The third annual ComplexCon is set to take place Nov. 3-4 in Long Beach, California.

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As we close in on the third annual ComplexCon, more details on what attendees will get to experience arrive, including the lineup for this year's ComplexCon(versations) series.

Among the big names participating is Virgil Abloh. The lauded fashion designer is set to host a special keynote session which will feature a number of hand-selected young designers for a conversation that focuses on inspiration and keys to succeeding in the industry.

The Sneaker of the Year panel returns with Sneaker Shopping's Joe La Puma handling moderator duties. Wale and DJ Clark Kent are back for a third year in a row to argue about the hottest sneakers that dropped; the panel is rounded out by Lena Waithe, Don C, and Full Size Run's new co-host Trinidad James.

Issa Rae, Karena Evans, Everyday Struggle co-host Nadeska Alexis, and Waithe will take center stage for Women Behind the Lens, a panel that will dive into how these female creatives navigate the entertainment industry with tips for the next generation. The panel will be moderated by Jemele Hill.

Other panels this year include Women & Streetwear (moderated by Complex's Karizza Sanchez), The Enduring Legacy of Belly (Hype Williams, Nas, Steve Stoute, T-Boz), and How to Make It in America (Gary Vaynerchuk).

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Here’s a look at the star-studded panelists who will be headlining #ComplexConversations this year!

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Jaden Smith, Ronnie Fieg, Tommy Hilfiger, Action Bronson, and more will also be participating this year. You can view the list of ComplexCon(versations) panelists below in alphabetical order. The panels will be available to attendees on a first come, first served basis. Keep it locked to Complex as more panels and speakers are unveiled.

•  Action Bronson
•  Beth Gibbs
•  Coldgame Kelv
•  DJ Clark Kent
•  Don C. 
•  E-40
•  Gary Vaynerchuk
•  Hype Williams
•  Iddris Sandu
•  Issa Rae 
•  Jaden Smith
•  Jemele Hill
•  Joe La Puma
•  John Gabbana FKA Boonk Gang
•  Karen Civil
•  Karena Evans
•  Kerby Jean-Raymond
•  Khadi Don
•  Kristen Noel Crawley
•  Lanie Alabanza-Barcena
•  Lena Waithe
•  Melody Ehsani
•  Miss Info
•  Nas
•  Pierce Simpson
•  Raekwon
•  Retro Spectro
•  Ronnie Fieg
•  Sickamore
•  Steve Stoute
•  T-Boz
•  Tommy Hilfiger
•  Trick Daddy
•  Trinidad James
•  Victor Cruz
•  Virgil Abloh
•  Wale
•  Young Guru

Tickets for ComplexCon 2018 are available on the official website, where you can also find more information on the two-day event that takes place Nov. 3-4 at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center.

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