Speed Dating - A Unique Approach to Online Dating

Speed Dating at 8minuteDating for the busy professionalCan't drive 55? Have a need for speed?

Speed dating is tailor-made for today's busy professional. Meet multiple potential matches in one evening, in a comfortable, enjoyable environment.

At 8minuteDating, there are no personal ads, profiles, questionnaires, or any of that stuff. It's easy, fun, and very successful!

Founded by entrepreneur & CEO Tom Jaffee in 2001, 8minuteDating
is one of the biggest and best speed dating services anywhere.

Site Quote: "8minuteDating is the Fast, Fun and Guaranteed way for single people to meet – live and in person. At 8minuteDating events, you'll have 8 one-on-one dates that last 8 minutes each. If both parties are interested in meeting again, we provide contact information so they can set up another date. We guarantee you'll meet someone you want to see again or your next event is on us!"
So how does 8minuteDating work?
  1. Register for an event in your age group and area.
  2. Gather with 20-100 single professionals at a popular restaurant near you.
  3. Have 8 one-on-one conversations that last 8 minutes each.
  4. Meet anyone else during intermission or after your 8th date.
  5. No contact information is exchanged until later (comfort and safety).
  6. Interested in someone? Write their name on your Dating Card.
  7. Post event, login to and enter the names of the people you want to meet again.
  8. Whenever two people enter each other’s names, contact information is provided so you can arrange a 2nd date!
Most events feature complimentary appetizers and a chance to win extra prizes.

Success rate according to 8minuteDating...
  • 99% of participants report that they enjoyed 8minuteDating.
  • 91% of participants meet someone who they want to see again.
  • 62% receive a mutual match. Compare that to the bar scene!
Primary Focus: Speed dating
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Service Territory: Most major US cities
Target Audience: Heterosexual and Alternative
Merits: Unique and effective approach to dating!

Site Quote: "Amazingly, over 98% of our customers tell us that they enjoy our events, over 90% meet someone who they want to see again, and over 60% of the time the interest is mutual, leading to a second date. Compare those odds to going to a bar!"

Site Testimonial: "We just wanted to write to thank your organization for a well-made match. We met at an 8-minute dating event in Baltimore, MD over a year and a half ago and were just married this past June. Thank you! Sincerely, Heather and Todd"

Guarantee - meet someone you want to see again or your next event is free!
Demerits: Not available in MY town!
Friendly Advice: As with any Internet dating site, be yourself.  One of the most difficult things for us to do is view ourselves as others see us. Do your best to be accurate in your description, and post recent photos. Trust me, it will enhance your Internet dating experience.
So what do you have to lose?? Maybe the love of your life! So don't!

Start matchmaking...visit 8minuteDating now!

Speed dating - a great way to meet tons of people in one evening!