Contact information cannot be traded during the initial meeting, in order to reduce pressure to accept or reject a suitor to his or her face.There are many speed dating events now in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States.Tickets are for the dance party only, for both the dance party and Fast Flirting High Tech Speed Dating.
As reported by the BBC in the Science of Love, it only takes between 90 seconds to 4 minutes of face-to-face interaction to determine attraction, which gives speed dating an advantage over online dating.
On Saturday, February 11, Dyke Night invites those looking for romance to the Love Machine Valentine's Party, featuring Fast Flirting High Tech Speed Dating.
Second Saturdays will begin early for the annual event, held at Machine Nightclub on Boylston Street."This year we are partnering with 'The Little Gay Book,' founded by professional lesbian matchmaker Dr. This is speed dating meets high tech," said organizer Kristen Porter.
The first speed-dating event took place at Peet’s Café in Beverly Hills in late 1998.
Usually advance registration is required for speed dating events.Requirements for each event vary with the organizer.