The District of Creatives originally launched in 2015 primarily on the social media platform Instagram.  On the platform we produced content that spoke directly to the creative entrepreneurs by informing them in social and networking opportunities in the Washington , DC metropolitan area. 

Today, we have expanded our reach to the creative community by launching www.thedistrictofcreatives.com online platform to ensure that we could fully our mission and vision. Discover stories to inspire and inform.  We know that the first year of starting a business is crucial to the business has true longevity.  

What is a “Creative Business”? A creative business is a business that is setup typically by an artist that has decided to turn their talents into a business where they create tangible goods -clothing, jewelry, paper goods, candles, paintings, and a host of other products.  Plus, a creative entrepreneurs also provide creatives services – such as screenwriting, film & video production, photography and other creative services.

The District of Creatives will help you with the following:

  • Gain the mindset of an entrepreneur
  • Determine Your Target Audience
  • How to Tell Your Brand Story – Origin Story/Ah’ Moment/Testimonial Story


Become a Partner

The District of Creatives understands that it is not always easy for business owners to get access to the information and funding that they need to grow their business. We also understand that there are plenty of entities from the government to private sector that are eager to support business owners.  With this, The District of Creatives is setting up this space to capture interests from corporate, government, foundations and community groups looking to partner with us.

Why Partner with The District of Creatives?

It’s simple.  We are an authentic advocate for small businesses looking to move the needle for them in a big way.  The more impactful the relationship, the more than likely that business is to survive and thrive.  The success of small business impact communities, create jobs and builds legacy. 

Please email us at partner@thedistrictofcreatives.com


A Note from The District of Creatives on the coronavirus panademic:

The District of Creatives has always taken the well-being of our community into account when producing content and planning our events. Therefore, during this time of COVID-19, we continue with this mindset and have developed new procedures to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. As a result, we have postponed our planned 2020 & 2021 in-person events and have decided to move all events online. By hosting virtual events, we remain in a position to drive our mission to support the creative community forward. The District of Creatives is fully committed to serving our community and will provide updated business hours and event information on November 1, 2020.

We encourage all community members and visitors to our site who may have more questions or concerns about the novel coronavirus to contact their healthcare provider.