Hear from the Massachusetts Speaker of the House, Representative Ronald J. Mariano (D-Quincy), at the Chamber’s Government Affairs Forum.
9:45am - 11:00am
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
Join the Massachusetts Apprentice Network for the two-year anniversary celebration of the Network's launch.
9:30am - 11:00am
Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
Join us for our highly anticipated Annual Meeting, Greater Boston's top business convening of the year.
4:30pm - 8:00pm
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
Expand your DEI professional development with a virtual workshop focused specifically on LGBTQIA+ identities and inclusion.
Join our Transformational DEI Certificate! Our comprehensive learning & development offerings are designed to connect and grow strong leaders who lead both inside and out of the office.
Our Women’s Leadership Program enables you to take your leadership to the next level by arming you with the most in-demand leadership toolkit.
Our Boston’s Future Leaders (BFL) program provides emerging leaders with a socially conscious and civically engaged leadership toolkit, as well as the opportunity to apply their knowledge through experiential assignments.
City Awake empowers young professionals in a variety of ways that encourages these rising leaders to stay invested in the region’s future success.
We are developing an ecosystem of corporations and partners with the influence and buying power to transform economic inclusion for minority business enterprises (MBEs).
The Fierce Urgency of Now Festival brings Boston’s diverse young professionals together with business leaders, organizations and their peers to build connection, advance careers and ignite positive change.
BIMA (the Boston Interactive Media Association) serves a vibrant community of like-minded professionals from agencies, brands, publishers, and ad-tech companies with business interests in the New England market.
For nearly 30 years, the Chamber’s Women’s Network has connected female professionals of all background and career levels. Today, our Women’s Network is the largest in New England, strengthening the professional networks of women each year.
The Massachusetts Apprentice Network convenes employers, training providers, and talent sources interested in developing and implementing apprenticeship programs in occupations across industries and statewide in fields such as tech, advanced manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, and more.
We support small business through public policy initiatives, events designed to connect small businesses in Greater Boston to their peers and established business leaders, professional development offerings, and free small business advising.
Explore our mission and values to better understand how we are leading the business community forward.
Our member directory is your resource to discover, connect, and engage with Boston’s businesses from every industry and sector.
With over 20 years of experience in the financial service industry, Juan Carlos (JC) Morales has a track record of overseeing trillion-dollar asset management deals, securing large-scale acquisitions, and leading global finance teams. Throughout his career, JC has worked at Fortune 500 financial companies, where he has become instrumental in creating transformative initiatives that led to the economic growth and profitability agenda of those firms.
In 2015, JC founded Surfside Capital Advisors LLC (SCA), a Boston-based strategy and financial advisory firm that helps businesses reach their full potential by designing and executing high-conviction growth and turnaround strategies. With a passion for supporting the Latino community, JC co-founded the Boston chapter of the Association of Latino Professionals for America and The Latino Equity Fund at The Boston Foundation and supports community-based organizations working to advance the socio-economic status of Latinos in Greater Boston.
He also serves as one of Governor Healey’s newly created Latino Empowerment Council members. JC has received numerous awards and recognitions. The Boston Business Journal recently named him to the Power 50: The Movement Makers list in 2023.
Join us and find inspiration from JC as you listen to his career journey and commitment to the community.
City Awake’s Words of Wisdom series brings a senior leader to a small group of young professionals for a conversation about the incredible milestones they have observed in their career. It is a space for young professionals to ask questions about the leader’s experience and learn from their journey.
ABOUT CITY AWAKE
City Awake is the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce’s premier young professional platform that awakens and empowers the city’s next generation of thought leaders and change makers who are navigating Boston’s business, civic, and cultural communities.
Senior Program Manager
Venture Capital Investor, Wellington Management
Founder & CEO, Surfside Capital Advisors
At this time, all attendees will be checked in by Chamber staff. Spend this time mingling with others; making endless connections.
Feel free to grab a plate and dig in. Food will be served throughout the event!
Sit back, listen, and enjoy JC’s story. If time allows it, we will take a few questions from the audience.
Yes, Rosa Mexicano is handicap accessible. If you need any accommodations, please contact our team at [email protected].
There is limited street parking available. The area has several parking garages, with the closest location at the South Boston Waterfront Transportation Center on 503 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210.
Yes, Rosa Mexicano is accessible by public transportation. The closest train station to the restaurant is South Station. You can take any silver line bus from South Station to the World Trade Center bus stop and walk for about 3 minutes.
We recommend dressing in business casual.
Bring your virtual or print business cards and a friend!
The Department of Health and Human Services lifted the Presidential Declaration of a National Public Health Emergency arising from the COVID-19 pandemic on May 11, 2023. Therefore, COVID-19 will no longer be considered a national health emergency. The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce will continue to monitor trends and act accordingly based on Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance.
Your health and safety remain our top priority while attending programs, events, and meetings. COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters are strongly recommended. The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce still follows exposure guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control.
If you fell ill or learn of an exposure before an event or meeting, whether with COVID-19 symptoms or others, please stay home and contact your healthcare provider.
*Please note -If the venue or host of the program has additional policies or protocols, we will adhere to them and notify attendees in advance.
City Awake Funders
155 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA 02210
All cancellations must be received at least three (3) business days prior to the event to avoid being charged or to receive a refund.
The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce encourages persons with disabilities to participate, and engage fully, in its programs and events.
If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation, including but not limited to, listening devices, closed captioning, large print, wheelchair access, allergies and environmental sensitivities, or if you have any questions about the venue, event format, or virtual platform, please contact us.