If two participants have written down each other’s names, the event organizer will forward the contact information to both parties.
(The idea is that the participants will not feel pressure to accept or request contact information face to face.) The first organized speed-dating event took place in 1998 in Beverly Hills, California.
Former business owner returning to corporate America, soon to have more time outside of work.
“You get people contacting you who don’t have a picture at all,” she explains.
Speed dating first evolved over a decade ago, but it has become much more popular in recent years, especially among baby boomers and seniors.
Perhaps the increasing need for companionship is to blame, or maybe the adrenalin-pumping nature of the event makes it so attractive.
First & foremost I'm a mother to two little beautiful girls.
Was working too much so I've been taking a lot of time off recently.