"So we decided to try something new: speed dating for older adults." Speed dating has been around since the late 1980s.
It typically takes the form of an organized event where a group of men and women rotate between tables and meet each other over a series of three- to eight-minute "dates" during which they converse, ask questions and learn about each other.
Preferring a 'less is more' environment devoid of typical event trappings.
Our events offer a fresh alternative to speed dating and matchmaking.
A structured opportunity to meet accomplished professionals just like yourself, face to face, one business professional at time.
Whether you are an entrepreneur, small business owner, legal or medical professional, in the finance, real estate or entertainment industry - our events offer the perfect occasion to expand your business, social or enterprise contacts. Devoid of typical business networking event staples - we have done away with whistles, bells and over-the-top event trimmings.
"But we definitely are looking for more men to participate." There's a waiting list for women who have signed up.
A low key, sophisticated approach to Speed Networking in Detroit.
At the end of the event, the organizers collect the score sheets, look for mutual likes and when there's a match, forward contact information to both parties.
"We've been putting out the word for a few weeks now, and we have lots of ladies signed up," Phillips said.
If we meet a dater we don't think you'll fancy meeting, we'll say 'No thank you' so you don't have to.
"I think Date Switch is a fun way to meet new people in a safe, well-attended location.