Is a 5 minute date long enough?

5 minutes may not be long enough to let you know if someone is your soul mate, but it is enough time to determine if you have common interest with someone. In 5 minutes you will probably know if you want to follow up with a full date.

Why Speed Dating?

The majority of our participants are busy professionals--successful people who value their time. The reality is you, like most of our participants who want to meet people outside of their regular circle of friends and coworkers, you probably have little trouble building a relationship with someone you know, but simply don't have the time to meet people in the first place! SpeedDateKC events solve this dilemma by helping you meet many new people in a short time and in a fun, no pressure way. Also, our participants are people who aren't comfortable with, or just tired of, many of the traditional dating approaches. So really they're people like you--interested in finding someone they're compatible with. Like you they want to do it in a safe, comfortable, efficient and dignified manner. 

How should I dress for the event?

It is up to you, but beware first impressions go a long way. Dress so that you feel comfortable. It is not uncommon for people to show up right after work so business casual or a suit are just fine. 


How old do I need to be?

All of our events are age compatible. SpeedDateKC events are designed with a specific age range. These age ranges may differ per event. Although these ranges are guidelines we have found that most people want to meet other that are close to their age. If you happen to fall just outside of this age range then you will more than likely be fine. However if if you lay way under or beyond the specified age range it is not likely you will find your match. 

How many people will I meet?

Typically you should meet at least 8 people sometimes as many as 15. Since some people will cancel at the last minute while others will purchase seats at the door this number can fluctuate. We have found that 8-15 is the sweet spot. You don't want your time to fly by too fast yet more than 15 can be exhausting for some people not to mention trying to remember names. 

What should I talk about?

It is recommended that you know what you want to learn about someone on your date, but you don't need a set list of questions it is not a job interview. Once you start everything will just flow and you will be surprised with how easy it is. Remember you are on a date so be a little spontaneous and most importantly be yourself and have fun.