We know that singles want to find someone special with whom to share Valentine’s Day. What better time to attempt a new record for this new social phenomenon? This event will enable thousands of singles to meet their Valentine…and be a part of history.
Poughkeepsie, NY (PRWEB) January 12, 2006
Cupid.com/PreDating (http://www.cupid.com/predating), North America's largest speed dating company, announced today that it will attempt to establish the Guinness™ World Record for the largest simultaneous speed dating event ever held in one evening. About 125 Cupid.com/PreDating parties are scheduled to be held in more than 100 cities in the US and Canada on Wednesday evening, February 8th -- just in time for Valentine’s Day. In all, it is anticipated that more than 4,800 eligible singles will participate in the record-breaking event, which equates to about 43,200 6-minute speed dates in one evening.
Eric P. Straus, President & CEO of Cupid.com said, "We know that singles want to find someone special with whom to share Valentine’s Day. What better time to attempt a new record for this new social phenomenon? This event will enable thousands of singles to meet their Valentine…and be a part of history.”
Reservations are now being accepted for the February 8th events. A special registration and information page has been established that lists cities throughout North America where speed dating parties will be held. Provided the requisite elements are fulfilled, Guinness World Records, Ltd. will certify the event following its conclusion and it may be listed in the next edition of the Guinness Book of World Records.
Cupid.com, a subsidiary of RegionalHelpWanted.com, Inc., is a subscription-based online dating site and live singles event marketing company, making it the ultimate singles destination on the Web. The Company, which launched in July 2002, claims about 1.2 Million members with profiles posted.