OTTAWA – HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Video Speed Dating
What are you thankful for?
After the year we’ve had, this question might feel tough to answer… but we all have something to be thankful for, whether it’s the hot cup of coffee you drank this morning or the clean air you’re breathing in as you read this.
We’re spreading good vibes and positive energy at our first ever Thanksgiving-themed Speed Dating event! Mix yourself a cocktail and come enjoy a round of virtual one-on-one dates with other eligible, grateful singles. Who knows, you just might end up with something new to be thankful for this time next year!
Make the most of this digital experience with our curated recommendations:
A Dash of Gratitude!
Get into the right mindset for this event by remembering just how many things you have to be thankful for, things that can be easy to take for granted. For example…
- The roof over your head.
- Your mobile body!
- Your support group (family, friends).
- Your job! – Even if you don’t love it.
- Your willingness and desire to find love.
- Access to unlimited opportunities at the click of a button. (Thanks internet!)
- The ability to take a deep breath.
- Your health.
Bonus points for taking a mindful moment and reading this out loud to yourself.
The “Jazzy Thanksgiving Dinner” Playlist on Spotify is the perfect complement to this event theme. Turn up the tunes before the event to get into the mood and then set the volume low while you speed date. Click here to access the playlist directly. Spotify app required.
An Apple Moscow Mule is a classic autumn drink that is perfect to sip on and cheers with while giving thanks to all life has to offer! It’s sure to put you in the Thanksgiving mood!
INGREDIENTS (makes one serving)
- 1.5 oz Vodka
- 1 oz Apple Cider (chilled)
- Top off with ginger beer and a squeeze of lime
- If you fancy, garnish with a sprinkle of fresh cinnamon or a cinnamon stick
Cozy, Classy and Thanksgiving-y! Think Fall colours and long sleeves. Aim to be comfy (you’re at home, after all) but to also look your best ‘coz it’s a special occasion!
Pro Tip: People can tell when you’ve made an effort and, when it comes to dating, that’s important. Looking your best will make you feel your best and therefore, always result in more and/or better matches. Remember, you never get a second chance to make a first impression!
What's Included In Your Ticket
- Video Speed Dating with pre-screened eligible singles
- All dates will be one-on-one (there is no “group” dating)
- Live Event Host to welcome you and guide you through the event, from start to finish
- Fast-Match Technology! Receive your matches soon after your event
- Live Conversation Starters provided while you speed date
- Easily connect via our private Zoom link
In order for you and everyone else to have a seamless digital dating experience, you must have the following:
- Secure internet connection
- Computer or phone with a camera
- Quiet and very well-lit room (one lamp won’t cut it!)
We also have a strict policy against poor etiquette of any kind, including leaving the event at any point once it’s started. By purchasing a ticket, you are committing to staying for the entire duration of the event and participating in each speed date, just like you would in person.
Life Stage & Age Group
Life Stage: Ready for Love
Age group: 30-42
Generally, in this Life Stage, you’ll meet other young professionals that are looking for a long term relationship, someone with whom they can explore life with! They are often open to marriage and/or starting a family for the first time. Based on our previous events, you can expect to meet women ages 28-40 and men ages 32-45 in this Life Stage.
Click here to learn more about our Life Stages.
About Zoom Video-Chat
Zoom is a secure online video communication platform that's easily accessible and a breeze to use. This event will take place on Zoom and dates will be ONE-ON-ONE (no group dating or chatting). Participating is as easy as the click of a button! Event attendees are provided with a unique link and password to access the event. We’re happy to help you get set up! For our full guide, click here.
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How long is the event?
How many people will I meet?
You can expect to meet 5 to 10 pre-screened guests of the opposite sex.
How strict are the age groups?
If you fall outside of the advertised age range but fit the Life Stage, you can still participate. However, if it’s above or below by more than two years, we recommend checking with us first.
Still have a question?
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