With the proper tools, planning and executing a successful speed dating night can be both exciting and fulfilling.
My final events played out like the fitful struggles of any star-crossed relationship.
At the end of the night they will all have met every opposite. Once you get the results, allow 24-72 hours to inform guest of their matches. Non mutual interests are voided discretely without anyone feeling put on the spot, or rejected.
Speed dating is designed to give participants the opportunity to go on mini dates with anywhere from 10 to 25 (or more) people in a single evening.Additionally, you'll want to choose a name that has an available domain address to compliment or match.(Example: Match in Six = DBA | Domain address = 2. Just a word of personal advice from experience, I have noticed that age groups that range from 35 and up are more likely to fill up faster than those events for people who are single and under the age of 35.Beth Brindle, writing for the website of "TLC," recommends capping the guest list at around 20, and of course, keeping an even number.Plan far enough ahead of time that you can send out invitations and accept RSVPs. So that guests can soothe some of their anxiety about dating, you should make some beer and wine available, but not so much that it becomes a rager.Come up with a logo for brand presence and to gain the feel of a professional company. But approach the age group you are most comfortable dealing with and can establish some type of common ground with. Talk to the owners/managers at local restaurants, coffee houses, and such about hosting an event at their space. Even though it is important to advertise your event, remember to invite singles that you know to your event.Decide how you can be of benefit to the venue and how hosting a speed dating event will help them AND you so everyone can make a little extra cash. After you secure a location(s) you'll want to set a date and begin marketing your Event, the Venue, and your company (yourself). Let them know a little about the venue you selected, the types of people you anticipate on participating, and ask them to attend. Prepare a Speed Dating Kit for your events with the following: · Pens/Pencils · Name Tags · Note Cards · Table Tents/ Table Markers · Bell/ Whistle 8.Matchmaking has been a dating and marriage practice for centuries, but American speed dating has been around since 1999, when a rabbi and his students put a turbo-style twist on the tradition of introducing Jewish singles.The event was a success because the young men and women involved were able to meet more potential partners in one night than they would have in one month of typical dating.Each date lasts between 3 and 10 minutes, giving the pair time to get to know each other while also keeping them from being stuck with a bad match for too long.During the dating portion of the evening, a predetermined group of individuals will stay seated at the same tables throughout the night, while the rest of the participants will move from table to table.