Come up with a logo for brand presence and to gain the feel of a professional company. But approach the age group you are most comfortable dealing with and can establish some type of common ground with. Talk to the owners/managers at local restaurants, coffee houses, and such about hosting an event at their space. Even though it is important to advertise your event, remember to invite singles that you know to your event.
Decide how you can be of benefit to the venue and how hosting a speed dating event will help them AND you so everyone can make a little extra cash. After you secure a location(s) you'll want to set a date and begin marketing your Event, the Venue, and your company (yourself). Let them know a little about the venue you selected, the types of people you anticipate on participating, and ask them to attend. Prepare a Speed Dating Kit for your events with the following: · Pens/Pencils · Name Tags · Note Cards · Table Tents/ Table Markers · Bell/ Whistle 8.
Additionally, provide each individual with a card and writing utensil for them to note the dates they felt the most connection with and are interested in getting to know further.
Much like a trivia or karaoke night, hosting a speed dating event is sure to bring more customers through your doors, boost sales, and allow you to show off your restaurant as fun, welcoming, and the place to be.
As you build a stronger brand presence you'll be able to charge and earn more.
Additionally, you'll want to choose a name that has an available domain address to compliment or match.
(Example: Match in Six = DBA | Domain address = 2. Just a word of personal advice from experience, I have noticed that age groups that range from 35 and up are more likely to fill up faster than those events for people who are single and under the age of 35.
Once you have decided to host an event, you should begin advertising at least a month in advance to give potential participants plenty of time to sign up.
Depending on the size and popularity of your restaurant, consider advertising online, through signage outside your restaurant, in your town's newspaper or magazine, or even on the local radio or TV station.