We do question businesses that promote their events through "Meet-Up" groups - only to redirect you to their own website. This may cause an event to start late but we feel a perfect opportunity to chat up the hosts, have a lovely refreshment and settle in. You checked each other on your scorecards and your email address will be exchanged with this person 24 hours after the event.
Some companies tout that they partner with many organizations including Craigslist offerings and 'Meet-Up' groups for their events. There is no set start time for the speed dating portion of the night - we like to wait for all daters to arrive, settle in and grab a refreshment before the speed dating portion. Only daters that garner matches are notified approx. How long will I chat with my Prospective ‘Date-Mate’?
Much like a private club, not every dater is for us.Alas, the event is over but the night has just begun.