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Wine Down Wednesday *SPEED DATING EDITION*
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)
Wine Down Wednesday THE SPEED DATING EDITION @ The Olive Room
It's SAFE, FUN, & FAST!!
No more personal ads, blind dates or bar scene pick-ups. Where else can you meet a dozen or more people at one time who are there for the same reason you are?
“Speed Dating" events are a modern way to bring single professionals together in casual, fun and pressure-free environments. Everyone's been talking about it, and you've probably seen the concept on popular TV shows such as Sex and The City and in the movie Hitch.
Plan to arrive at least 30 minutes before the official start time to sign-in and mingle. We will begin promptly at 6:00pm.
The Waiting List: To ensure an even balance of 10 men and 10 women, if you do not sign in at least 15 minutes before the event starts, your spot will be given to the top name on the waiting list.
If you are on the waiting list, we ask that you arrive 30-45 minutes before the start time and let us know that you are present. (We may also contact you before the event if we receive a cancellation.)
Be polite and respectful
Do not disclose your last name, where you live or work, phone number, email address, or commit to a date.
Do not let any of your dates know whether or not you chose them.
The men move, and the women stay seated.
No skipping of dates.
Only ten dates.
At the start of the event, everyone puts on a nametag with only your first name and a number. The event is organized so that you will chat, ask questions, and check out the chemistry with everyone in a string of one-on-one conversations lasting 5 minutes each. At the end of the 5 minutes, a bell will ring, and you will have 1 minute to fill out your “Score Card” as to whether you would like to see that person again in the future. The men will then move to the next seat.
The process continues until everyone has met. When all the men have met all the women, you hand in your completed “Score Card” to the host. The event itself will last for about an hour and a half.
After the event, we will compile the information from everyone's Score Cards to determine who matches up. If two people mutually checked “YES,” then that's a match (odds are you'll have one or more matches). You'll receive a private e-mail within three days of the event listing the first names and e-mail addresses or phone numbers of the people you matched with.
If you have any questions please contact Chelsa Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When & Where
Heard It Through Grapevine
Heard Through Grapevine (www.heardgrapevine.blogspot.com ) Young
Professionals of America, and A.T.M presents "Wine Down Wednesday"
Every Third Wednesday of the month starting September 19 Thru December
19. Wine Down Wednesday is catering to the business professional
crowd, set in a networking environment informing socialites in the
art of wine.
Young Professionals of America (YPA) was formed as a resource for
entrepreneurs, business owners, managers, and professionals throughout
Montgomery County and surrounding areas. YPA provides programs, events
and opportunities to support in building connections, learning new
techniques and strategies for growth, improving networking skills,
boosting business, and gaining referrals.
Dubbed the 'hottest venue in Montgomery,Alabama ,' The Olive Room
located 121 Montgomery Street Mont. Al 36104 will be serving up
appetizers and delicious hors d'oeuvres during Young Professional Wine
Down Wednesday networking mixer.
Attendees will be introduced briefly to exclusive advertising offers
and the new social media services from AC News and Heard it Through
the Grapevine www.heardgrapevine.blogspot.com
All are welcome to attend Wine Down Wednesday and are encouraged to
bring plenty of business cards. Professional photographers from will
be on hand to help participants and continue to promote companies
through social media tagging.
To better facilitate follow up appointments and business connections,
every attendee will receive a email spreadsheet with contact
information for all participants. Cost is $10 at the door, and you are
encouraged to RSVP at C.email@example.com For more
information, go to http://www.heardgrapevine.blogspot.com or Contact
Chelsa Brown at (334) 233-5168
September 19- Young Professional of America Wine Down Wednesday
October 17- Speed Dating
November 21- Tapas for two