The final event, though, was a two-month disaster in the making, and I blame myself. But I wanted so much for it to happen that I had another of my now-famous bad ideas. All I needed to do was search a reasonable radius for men in my target age range looking for women in that target age range.
Throughout my short career as an 8minute Madame, I regularly received e-mails from singles over 40 wondering why there weren’t more events for our age group. But because soliciting the men to pay for the event in this manner would not be appropriate, I offered them a free coupon for the event.
At the end of the night they will all have met every opposite. Once you get the results, allow 24-72 hours to inform guest of their matches. Non mutual interests are voided discretely without anyone feeling put on the spot, or rejected.
They keep track of guest they would like to meet on the note card. Once all rounds are complete, guest turn their note cards in to you. How to Charge Depending on the venue selection and targeted audience, I would suggest charging anywhere from to per person at your speed dating event, starting out.
(Example: Match in Six = DBA | Domain address = 2. Just a word of personal advice from experience, I have noticed that age groups that range from 35 and up are more likely to fill up faster than those events for people who are single and under the age of 35.
One wrote me the day prior asking if she could still get a refund, and I explained that because she was confirmed this was not the policy.
“I’ll just show up then,” was her one-sentence, resigned e-mail reply. Speed-dating is one of many ways to meet a new love, but it is not right for everyone.
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