About District Bliss

Building a business isn’t easy on your own. But getting the prospects you need in order to be a successful entrepreneur can be stressful and time-consuming. Networking can feel overwhelming — Let’s change that!

District Bliss is a community of ambitious creatives and business owners who want to expand our networks quickly, build our businesses with ease, and just find our people! We host light-hearted networking socials with the best ROI in town and workshops — online and in-person — with invaluable resources to get you on the road to success.

Fun, easy, and financially rewarding!

So, if you’re looking for networking that monetizes, business resources to get you those top paying clients, and a supportive community to help you achieve your goals, you’ve come to the right place!

District Bliss Vendor Social photographed by Amanda Archibald Photography with desserts made by Cakes by Miriam



A Welcoming Spin on Networking for Ambitious Entrepreneurs, Creatives, and Small Business Owners!

Why does networking have to feel overwhelming? District Bliss is over that! We join forces with talented entrepreneurs to form the raddest networking socials with the best ROI around. Meet top prospects and expand your referral network in a stress-free environment. At last, a comfortable way to skyrocket your business!

Commit to your business — and, build a stronger network

We work with a select group of Featured and Premier Event Sponsors to curate each Networking Social, so each of our networking events is unique.


Talented Experts will Help You Skyrocket Your Business with Ease

Our workshops offer the support you need to build your business, monetize your networking, and so much more! Get your business growing with our in-person, virtual workshops and our ever-growing Online Academy that is packed with resources!

Commit to building your business quickly — and get the support you need

Hannah Yoest photographs Catharine Perry's laser cutting at the District Bliss Vendor Social at Roofers Union in Adams Morgan, Washington DC


Our goal: We want to make people happy and provide a stress-free environment! We host events that can accommodate an intimate group of people who can to grab a cocktail, casually mingle with and meet other like-minded people while having a good time. We work with a select group of Featured Event Sponsors and one Premier Event Sponsor to curate and make each Vendor Social unique. We love to introduce our guests to small businesses and creatives – and have tons of fun!

Where + When

Keep an eye out on social media, our blog, and our calendar of events. We’re always expanding, so keep your eyes peeled if we haven’t made it to your area yet! We host tons of Networking Socials. We host a variety of Workshops — online and in-person, too! Because we want our events to be intimate, our ticket sales to all of our events are limited.

Looking for our Online Academy, which is packed with virtual workshops that will help skyrocket your business with ease? Click here.

What you’ll gain

Besides being more awesome, what will you gain by joining the District Bliss community? After each Vendor Social, guests will take home some fun pictures, treats, gifts, quality connections, and lots of inspiration!We think everyone should be celebrated for their hard work, so join us at one of our events and let’s toast to a great time!

Looking for District Bliss Membership options so you can really accelerate your business? Commit to building your business and click here!

If you are a vendor or creative and would like to be a Participating Event Sponsor, click here to complete the application!

THE WEDDING DISHThe Wedding Dish, a DC-Based Podcast on Full Service Radio, Hosted at The Line Hotel DC

Hosted by Sara Alepin + Steph Norton

The Wedding Dish is the podcast outlet for all things wedding. With the support of Steph Norton, Sara Alepin will be interviewing real married or engaged couples, wedding professionals, and reading listeners’ stories about the planning process, celebration, and being married. You’ll hear tips, tricks, tidbits, and laugh at funny stories – because sometimes you’ve just got to laugh at life’s craziest moments.

This show records and broadcasts LIVE Thursdays at 1PM ET on Full Service Radio from the lobby of The LINE DC in Adams Morgan, Washington DC.

Listen, subscribe, rate, and receive The Wedding Dish on your preferred podcast platform!