6 Tips For A Successful Speed Dating Experience

6 Tips For A Successful Speed Dating Experience [EXPERT]

3. Show Up Early
Try to show up at least 20-30 minutes earlier than the event start time. This will give you some time to register, get familiar with the venue and mingle around. This is also perfect opportunity for you to get to know the event hosts and ask questions.

Building a relationship with your event hosts can be of huge value if you are truly on the hunt for a new relationship. If your hosts know the type of person you are looking for, we may be able to point you in the right direction by initiating pre-event introductions with other participants.

4. Reset Yourself Before Each Mini-Date
Just like any date, you should go in with an open mind and make an effort. Try not to let the events of the last date, good or bad, influence the direction of the next one. Give your attention to your current date and use it as an opportunity to engage each other and get a feel for them. Base your level of attraction on your date's presentation.

5. Note Your Potential Matches
This is how the matches are made. Make sure you note the correct identifying info on your match card.

Insti(Gay)tor Hint: If there is the slightest bit of interest in a date, I would make note of them so you can connect just in case they happen to pick you too.

Depending on your organizer, your matches will be delivered via email within a 2-24 hour period so you want to make sure you list best method for them to contact you when registering.

6. Have Fun
Last but not least, commit and HAVE FUN! This experience will only be as good as you make it, so again, go in with an open mind and enjoy yourself.

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