black singles, Jewish singles, senior singles, 20-something singles, and singles with graduate degrees).
This allows attendees to pre-screen the dating tool and pursue the types of daters they find most attractive.
These trips include a full itinerary of sightseeing and adventuring and also includes a group of people to befriend along the way.
Upcoming trips to Kenya and New Zealand have already sold out.
Over time, these events grew in popularity and facilitated countless romantic connections.
Today, Professionals in the City maintains a membership of over 200,000 professionals in the DC area.
By creating an environment where all attendees have at least one thing in common, Professionals in the City sets singles up for success and connects dates who meet each other’s standards. “People can message as much as they want on the computer, but dating ultimately comes down to meeting face to face.” Professionals in the City has hosted hundreds of events throughout the US, and now it is growing its reach internationally.
“The appeal of speed dating is that singles can meet in one night more eligible people than they could otherwise meet in a month,” said Michael Karlan, President of Professionals in the City.
“This is our biggest night of the year.” Swiping through dozens upon dozens of profiles may be entertaining, but it’s not very efficient if you’re looking to actually meet someone.
Many serious daters find the online dating process is too slow, too impersonal, or too time-consuming to serve their interests.
Whether singles are interested in snorkeling, backpacking, or bar hopping, Professionals in the City arranges a variety of fun activities during an unforgettable trip to Rio, Dublin, Auckland, or the Galapagos Island.
Another exciting event on Professionals in the City’s calendar is its annual New Year’s Eve bash in DC’s downtown area.