|In Malcolm Gladwell's
book "Blink" he notes on split second decisions
he talks about two professors at Columbia University who
run speed dating events. Drs. Sheena Iyengar and Raymond
Fisman found, from having the participants fill out
questionnaires, that what people said they wanted in an
ideal mate did not match their subconscious preferences.Research
has show a woman makes a "split second"
decision by choosing potential mates, based on her first
impression of them.
At most Speed Dating Events in the NYC and on Long Island men and women are rotated to meet each other over a series of short " speed dates", lasting anywhere from 3 to 8 minutes depending on the organization running the event. At the end of each time frame, the organizer rings a bell to signal the participants to move on to the next date. At the end of the event participants submit to the organizers a list of who they would like to provide their contact information to.
Its Just Lunch New York City - A New York City based dating service that is set up for busy single professionals who do not have the time to speed searching for themselves. Their New York City dating experts will minimize the stress by finding and coordinating your schedules. They set up a face to face interview with their matching specialists so they can get an idea what your perfect match is! They have over 100 locations worldwide. Call 314-863-7300 to setup an appointment.
New York City Singles Gourmet - A organization that has been around for over 20 years, organizing group dining experiences for singles in the New York City area. Their events take singles to local restaurants, wine tasting, cultural events, sporting events, international/domestic travel and other social events as well.
New York EasyDates - Meet up to 40 potential mates per speed dating session. The format of the sessions are ten six-minute dates up to twenty three minute dates. There are also speed dating marathon where you can meet up to forty shorter dates.
Specialty New York City Metro Long Island Speed Dating Meetups
New York City Tall Club - The Tall Club has over 65 chapters all over the United States as well as Canada. new events are hosted frequently for both business and social: house parties, road trips, camping trips, athletic events like golf, camping, ski trips, baseball, football, basketball, and dinners. Males must be 6ft 2 and females must be 5 feet 10 and over 21
Boomer Parties - Singles company that organizes fun singles events for baby boomers (ages 40-62) in New York City.
The popularity or charm of speed dating has led to a structured way of finding and meeting the right mate. Some speed dating companies have now started offering free speed dating where you don't pay unless you meet somebody you like. Get out this weekend and meet someone new!
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