An intimate work + private event space in Philadelphia for creatives burning the midnight oil.

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Never Not Learning

H$TL House is a hub for creatives burning the midnight oil.

Welcome to H$TL House - an intimate work + private event space in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia for creatives burning the midnight oil. Our goal is to engage the local community and encourage the entrepreneurial economy by hosting inclusive events such as workshops, dinner parties, and relevant discussions. The space comes fully stocked for most creative pursuits, so come in and make yourself comfortable. Take a look at our calendar for upcoming events or book the H$TL House for your next event!


Never Stop Learning




A one-day summit for creative freelancers and entrepreneurs that we held during Philly Tech Week 2018.

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Meet The Founder

Melissa Alam is a multi-passionate entrepreneur, digital marketing strategist and photographer based out of Fishtown, Philadelphia. She works with creative entrepreneurs and bold brands under AB Media Group providing web design, social media management, digital marketing services and more. She's also passionate about creating community and connecting dope people to one another by hosting her yearly conferences FearlessCon and Study Hall Summit.

When she’s not busy behind her multiple computer screens, Melissa can be found booking cheap tickets to cities around the world, attempting to make people laugh with her dry humor or looking up the nearest poke bowl spot around her. She and her businesses have been featured in publications such as BuzzFeedThe, Philadelphia MagazineCBS PhillyWorld Women Foundation and more. You can stalk her online talking about her random, daily adventures at @RingTheAlam.



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