Speed Dating and its offshoots have captured the imagination of popular culture, fitting nicely into the fast-paced environment of 21st-century America.In 2000, the dating technique reached craze status, spreading quickly to rest of the Western world, taking strong footholds in both England and Australia.Participants went on a series of 3-minute dates and indicated whom they would like to see again.They were followed-up by the researchers six weeks and 12 months after the speed-dating session.Dani has personally hosted over a thousand singles events so check out our other blogs or videos about speed dating for more expert advice.Our speed dating events cover a variety of age groups and are held in stylish, centrally located venues.We ask guests to always book in advance via our secure website so we can get a gender split which is as equal as possible.
These services compile the data from brief encounters between daters and then inform each attendee of the results, allowing interested parties that scored a "match" to pursue another meeting with each other.
Back in the naughties, when the idea was novel, speed dating events attracted large diverse crowds.
Up for a laugh, people embraced the novelty, and tried it.
The original Speed Dating service is still intended to help those of the Jewish faith find a shidduch.
However, others have extended their scope to include people of all religions, shapes, sizes, interests and sexual orientations.