Speed dating for professionals
Part of the award-winning restaurant chain, La Tasca is well-known for having a vibrant atmosphere and provides a wonderful setting for our speed dating events. Ellie's (formerly The Rectory) is an independent venue in the heart of Chester.
Situated right next to the Cathedral and within a stones throw of the Roman walls, they have stunning views that provide a unique setting.
Networkers are generally seeking exposure to new markets and/or to expand their pool of vendors.
Speed networking is often referenced as a derivative of speed dating, Speed networking, a more recent concept, arose from the combination of speed dating and business networking and is thought to have started in the United States and, perhaps, simultaneously in the United Kingdom.
Each person then writes down the TTD number of anyone whom they would like to see again and hands the cards to us.
We sort through them, and a few days after the event, we email any mutual matches.
Throughout the evening, you may meet that special someone you want to send an additional message to.
But, either you did not quite make a match, or you did not have an opportunity to approach him/her.
Speed networking can be based on one of three models: meeting random attendees sequentially in a round robin, meeting with specific people based on preassigned match ups (the first two models are one-on-one), or a third assembly-based model where individuals speak to a preselected group.
Participants greet each other in a series of brief exchanges during a set period of time.
During an interaction, attendees share their professional backgrounds and business goals.
So, For the next three days after the event, you will have the opportunity to email [email protected] and asking us to help you - the secret admirer - make a connection.
Simply email us the following information: 1) The number of the person (the number listed on their name tag) 2) Your email address 3) A private message for that person Though we will respect the person's privacy and not email you back their email address or other contact information, we will pass your email along (with your email address and other contact info.