Speed Dating Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How do you keep ratio of men/women equal?
A. The ticket sales are monitored so that there are equal amounts of male/female tickets sold for the events.
Q. What is the success rate for speed dating singles events?
A. The success rate is very high for meeting a potential match. An average event sees around 85% match rate.
Q. Why is speed dating so successful?
A. People who come speed dating are making a conscious effort to find a potential partner. The events are designed to give you a snippet of the other person on a date, leaving you wanting to find out more.
Q. What should I wear to a speed dating event?
A. We would recommend smart/casual for speed dating. Certain venues will not allow sports ware - please check if you are unsure.
Q. How do you receive your matches?
A. The results of the speed dating events are calculate the next day and are sent to you via email.
Q. How long do you wait to hear about speed dating matches?
A. Your results are calculated by the Host/Hostess and are sent to you the next day.
Q. Can friends come and support me?
A. Friends are welcome to attend a speed dating event to offer support. They are free to attend, however will not be able to participate.
Q. Can I bring my dog speed dating?
A. Paramo Lounge in Solihull is a dog friendly venue, however please be aware some people may not find this appropriate or be allergic. Please check before bringing a dog. Service dogs are of course welcome at all venues.
Q. Will my matches receive my phone number or email?
A. We recommend exchanging phone numbers, however you may exchange an email instead if you prefer.
Q. I am coming on my own and am very nervous...help!
A. The majority of people who attend speed dating do so on their own. You will be introduced to others in a similar boat and will soon be meeting people so don't worry!
Q. What happens if I do not receive a match at speed dating?
A. If you receive no matches at all you will receive your next event completely free!
Q. Do you run any other singles events?
A. Yes! We host Christmas parties, summer BBQ's amongst others. Sign up to receive monthly newsletters with event details.
Q. I am gay... can I attend?
A. Sure, we hold gay male and lesbian speed dating events from time to time. Sign up to the emails and you will be sent event details.
Q. I am in my 50's... Am I too old to attend speed dating?
A. No, we hold events for ages 40's & 50's and these are perfect events for you to attend.
Q. I own/run a bar. Can you host events for me?
A. Sure, just contact the Love Speed Dating and we can discuss further as we are always looking for new venues.