Our Team

Our Blissbassadors represent District Bliss across the country!

District Bliss Fostering quality connections and a welcoming community We focus on celebrating you! From providing inspiration, cultivating a strong support system to bringing people together to a fun evening out – we’re all about enjoying the networking process! Vendor Socials A welcoming spin on networking; because it should be easy! We join forces with talented entrepreneurs to form the raddest, most hip networking events around. Take a night off to celebrate your hard work while making quality connections! All creatives, makers, entrepreneurs, start-ups, event + wedding vendors – and more – are welcome! DIY + Workshops We bring talented creatives and experts together to teach crazy cool classes – from potato printing to floral arranging to business coaching and much, much more! So, grab your brother, best friend, or neighbor and get ready to DIY or join us for a rad workshop!

Helping to cultivate a supportive community of creatives, small business owners, entrepreneurs, and wedding + event vendors is the name of our game!


Sara Alepin | Co-Founder, Owner of District Bliss

Sara, Alepin, Hartenstine,District Bliss, Community, Artist, Photographer, Photos from the HartySara is a lover of lattes, spontaneity, popcorn & laughing loudly. She’s a go-getter with a background in Art Education. Several years ago, she founded a photography business, Photos from the Harty. Hoping to create a community of supportive and like-minded creatives, entrepreneurs, and artists, Sara co-founded District Bliss. She has – and continues to be – amazed at how many wonderful, talented people have joined the DB chapters across the USA!

When she is not working, she’s reading, traveling, enjoying a glass of earthy red wine, spending time outdoors, laughing at how ridiculously funny her puppy is, or hanging with her friends and family


bliss·bass·a·dor

noun; a bubble of positive vibes that oversees badass events across the country

synonyms: champion 


We have a curated group of badass Blissbassadors that represent our brand and help us manage all of our events. We are looking to expand to other areas across the US. If you are interested in joining the team, you can apply here

District Bliss Fostering quality connections and a welcoming community We focus on celebrating you! From providing inspiration, cultivating a strong support system to bringing people together to a fun evening out – we’re all about enjoying the networking process!

Tracy | DC // MD // VA Ambassador

– I am from Michigan, but have lived in DC for 19 years
– I read about one book per week; the sadder the book the better
– I survive on carbs, cheese, sugar and wine
– I have never had a hamburger
– Being cold is my least favorite thing
– Yellow makes me happy
– I love to ride my bike and walk
– My event planning company, Events to a T, is 8 years old
– I almost always have at least one project for which I am volunteering my time because community is super important to me
– I used to be a shopaholic and shoes were my biggest problem

districtblissdc@gmail.com | #districtblissdc

Cassie | DC // MD // VA + DIY Ambassador

– I’ve lived in 7 different cities
– I have an obsession with tea; green and white tea being my two favorites
– I’m easily amused by almost everything
– I used to be in a hip hop crew in college
– I catch myself people-watching way too much
– I love planning and coordinating events!
– 80% of the time, I buy my stuff on sale
– Sitting still is hard for me (unless I’m meditating)
districtblissdiy@gmail.com | #districtblissdiy

District Bliss Fostering quality connections and a welcoming community We focus on celebrating you! From providing inspiration, cultivating a strong support system to bringing people together to a fun evening out – we’re all about enjoying the networking process!

Ashley | LA Ambassador

– I’ve lived all over: from the east to west coast with a few states in between, finally deciding to stay in Los Angeles, California
– I have worked in almost every position in the hospitality industry in many different climates (like hotels in the mountains & desert, cruise ships in Hawaii, and yachts in the Caribbean)
– My true passion has always been in events and organization. After a number of years working for others, I decided to start my own Business Concierge company, All the DetailZ
– In my spare time, I love venturing to new restaurants with my husband or trying my hand at a new recipe

Matt | LA Ambassador

– I love living in sunny Los Angeles, California
– I have a wide variety of interests, including: leading an active lifestyle, art, food and nutrition, fitness, business relations, music, media and marketing, television and film & comedy
– At a District Bliss event or around town, I thrive on keeping people connected to relevant opportunities to build out a stronger network
– One day, I would like to successfully skydive into the ocean and surf to shore on a tortoise’s back

districtblissla@gmail.com | #districtblissla

District Bliss Fostering quality connections and a welcoming community We focus on celebrating you! From providing inspiration, cultivating a strong support system to bringing people together to a fun evening out – we’re all about enjoying the networking process!

Melanie | Assistant // Unicorn

– Maryland girl, born and raised
– My astrological sign is Pisces
– Art lover
– Obsessed with puppies
– I love stargazing and ocean breezes
– I’m always down for sushi & tacos (even the two combined)
– The craziest thing I’ve ever done was bungee jumping in New Zealand
districtblissdmv@gmail.com | #districtblissdmv


Photography by Chris Ferenzi Photography   |  LOVE Letters Created by BRIGHTLY Ever After 

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