in that everybody is purportedly there to meet someone, they are grouped into compatible age ranges, it is time-efficient, and the structured interaction eliminates the need to introduce oneself.
Unlike many bars, a speed dating event will, by necessity, be quiet enough for people to talk comfortably.
On the other hand, a couple that decides they are incompatible early on will have to sit together for the duration of the round.
Most speed dating events match people at random, and participants will meet different "types" that they might not normally talk to in a club.
With our fast-paced lifestyle and modern technology, we are spoilt for choice and expect results quickly.
Its no surprise that Speed Dating was a concept just waiting to happen...
On the other hand, the random matching precludes the various cues, such as eye contact, that people use in bars to preselect each other before chatting them up.
According to the New York Times, participants in speed dating experience an average of 2 in 10 or 3 in 10 matches.
We will be having events in the following locations soon: Sunshine Coast, Newcastle/Central Coast, Darwin, Canberra and Hobart.
It was created in 1998 by Antony Beilinsohn (a Los Angeles based television executive) after his Rabbi, Yaacov Deyo, encouraged him to conceive of innovative ways for eligible jewish singles to meet and marry.
Speed Dating, as a single word, is a registered trademark of Aish Ha Torah.
While many new startup companies fall by the wayside, we are Australia's most trusted and most successful Speed Dating service.
Its no secret that Speed Dating has grown rapidly all over the world.