Programs & Events

City Awake: Words of Wisdom Dinner ft. Night Shift Brewing Co-Founders - SOLD OUT

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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We're sorry, this event has sold out. To be on the wait list, contact Hannah Zinn, Program Manager. 

Night Shift Brewery’s founders Michael Oxton, Rob Burns and Mike O’Mara are great examples of entrepreneurial hard work and success. The three founders and friends spontaneously decided to leave their day jobs to focus on the brewery, which went from employing themselves to employing over 200 people. When the trio isn’t busy growing their business, they can be individually found either volunteering, outdoors, or flying up in the sky via private plane.

In our January Word of Wisdom Dinner, Michael, Rob, and Mike will share the story behind their entrepreneurial experience and the importance of the opportunities and challenges that shaped their success.

To see who else is coming, click here

What are our Words of Wisdom Dinners?

Words of Wisdom Dinners are a complement to our Lunches on Leadership. In this series, a very senior leader joins a small group of young professionals for a conversation about incredible milestones we’ve observed in their career. We pick their brain on highs and lows, and leave plenty of time for questions.


  • What is included in my registration? 
    In your registration, you will have access to a welcoming community of young professionals, the opportunity to be inspired by a local leader in our community, and the ability to engage in topical discussions featuring the issues affecting our region. 
  • What should I wear? 
    We like to say, "come dressed for your day", meaning whatever you feel most comfortable in. City Awake events are typically more casual, unless told otherwise. 
  • Who will be there? 
    Take a look at our guest list, here
  • When should I arrive? 
    We recommend you join us right around 5:30pm for the dinners to have enough time to get a seat and grab food before the speaking portion starts. 
  • Can I register on-site at the event? 
    We do not typically allow on-site registration for City Awake events. Please register ahead of time. 
  • What is the refund policy? 
    All cancellations must be received at least three (3) business days prior to the event to avoid being charged or to receive a refund. 
  • What if I am visually, auditorily, or physically impaired? 
    Please let us know ahead of the event if you need any extra assistance upon arrival. We typically always have microphones and recommend that you sit towards the front of the room. 
  • Will there be an opportunity to ask questions?
    Yes! Come prepared to ask questions during the Q&A portion of the program, which is after the moderated discussion. 

Night Shift Brewing, Lovejoy Wharf 1 Lovejoy Wharf Suite 101
Boston, MA 02114
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