In the letter, advise the venue owner that you will call for a personal meeting.
Like any marketing campaign, you need to point out the benefits the venue receives by allowing you to use it for your speed dating event.
The most obvious is revenue the owner receives from serving food and drinks to your guests.
At the end of the event participants submit to the organizers a list of who they would like to provide their contact information to.
If there is a match, contact information is forwarded to both parties.
Offer to hold one event as a test for the venue to see firsthand the results of your efforts.
Offer to set up a regular schedule of events in advance if the first party is successful.
Speed dating events can provide you with significant earnings while performing a public service for lonely hearts.
While marketing the event certainly plays a role in drawing paying participants, the location of the event is equally important to your success.
The first speed-dating event took place at Peet’s Café in Beverly Hills in late 1998.