Rahway Sneaker Ball

Sneaker Ball Post-Event Resources

Workshop Instructors


Michael Elliott | Designer

Jonathan Parham | City of Rahway Business Administrator 
Stride Towards Excellence Workshop

L. Bradley Jones | Owner & Trainer at Fifth Quarter Athletics
https://www.intothe5th.com/

DJ Drewski | Radio / TV Host, Music Producer, & Entrepreneur
https://www.theviralstage.com/ & https://www.thenewmvmt.com/


Hall of Knowledge Links

1. Guide to Starting a Business in New Jersey

2. Forming Your Business

3. Formation & Authorization Business Entity Filings

4. Online Business Registration (Register for State Tax / Employer Purposes)

5. Guidance for Prospective Business Owners to Open a Business in Rahway
5a. Guia Paso a Paso Para Abrir un Negocio en la Ciudad de Rahway

6. Minority and/or Women Business Enterprise

7. Small Business Assistance (Funding)

8. Small Business Assistance (Insurance)


Special Thanks To


Workshop Instructors

  • Michael Elliott
  • Jonathan Parham
  • L. Bradley Jones
  • DJ Drewski

Hall of Knowledge Presenters

  • Wizdom Media
  • NJEDA
  • UCEDC

Business Marketplace Vendors

  • CMN Solutions
  • Fifth Quarter Training
  • Garden of Ink
  • Kreative on Purpose
  • Michael Elliott
  • M.V.P.
  • NAACP - Rahway Branch
  • N.C.N.W.
  • OTW Threads
  • Rahway Chamber of Commerce
  • RV
  • Sahleem Custom Sneakers
  • Rahway Social Justice Commission
  • Tamara Tufts
  • The Mally Gaines Foundation
  • The MVMT
  • Urban League of Union County
  • Wesley Pierre

Entertainment

  • Parisse Dawkins - Producer
  • Chinedu Agomoh - Music Producer
  • Ridzia Philippe - Fashion Show Stylist
  • JerseyPatNJ + Gear Y2K - Clothing Sources
  • C.A.L. - Singer
  • BlackDanielWhite - DJ
  • HerSole Podcast - Hosts

Additional Thank You To

  • Garden of Ink for designing custom sneakers for the event
  • The Mally Gaines Foundation Scholarship
Rahway Sneaker Ball - January 13, 2024