On Wednesday, September 15th, 2010, the ultra chic W Hoboken, located at 225 River Street on the Hudson Riverfront facing midtown Manhattan, will once again welcome dozens of speed daters looking for love in all the right places. Due to the success of previous events, W Hoboken and speed dating event company HurryDate are teaming up once again for a night of matchmaking in an attempt to pair up local singles to see if love is, in fact, still in the air.
“W Hoboken is delighted to be reteaming with HurryDate for another exciting night of matchmaking,” notes Anna MacDiarmid, General Manager of W Hoboken. “We are always pleased to offer such fabulous events to our guests.”
This time around, the event will feature a crash course in the do’s and don’ts of dating by dating and relationship expert Rachel Russo ” as singles prepare for several rounds of 5 minute dates.
“Since finding your match can feel like a part time job, why not make your efforts productive and fun?” asks matchmaker and relationship coach Rachel Russo. “Speed dating is the ultimate way to meet lots of people in a painless and entertaining fashion, improve your dating persona, and well, you know, find the next love of your life where you’d least expect it!”
2 Chicks With Chocolate, the NJ based award winning custom chocolate makers, will also be on hand to provide tantalizing chocolate treats sure to soothe any shaky nerves. From their Fire & Ice martini shots that are spiced up with cinnamon, clove & nutmeg to their famous assorted chocolates from their Bon Bon collection, indulgent couples won’t have any trouble getting the conversation going. 2 Chicks with Chocolate will be offering singles the opportunity to send any potential matches a batch of chocolates with a custom note after the event—not a bad way to sweeten the deal!
All speed daters will receive a complimentary drink card and a chance to win an overnight stay at W Hoboken. Finally, as a congratulatory tribute to any matches made that evening, W Hoboken will invite the lucky-in-love pairs back for a round of complimentary cocktails.
Directly following the event, participants will be treated to a free live performance by the popular cover band “Play On Red” in the Living Room lounge.
Participants ages 25-35 are invited to pre-register for the event at www.hurrydate.co .Registration begins at 7pm, with speed dating starting at 7:30pm sharp.
Admission is $20.
For further information please visit www.hurrydate.com
About W Hotels Worldwide®
W Hotels is an innovative contemporary lifestyle brand and the hotel category buster with 35 hotels and retreats in the most vibrant cities and exotic destinations around the world. Inspiring, iconic, innovative and influential, W Hotels provides the ultimate in insider access to a world of “Wow.” Each hotel offers a unique mix of innovative design and passions around fashion, music and entertainment. W Hotels offers a holistic lifestyle experience that is integrated into the brand’s sensibility through contemporary restaurant concepts, glamorous nightlife experiences, and signature spas. With 10 years of proven success, W Hotels is on track to double its footprint by 2011. W Hotels and W Retreats have been announced for Downtown New York, Hollywood, London, Paris, St. Petersburg, Shanghai, Bali, Vieques Island and Verbier, among other international destinations. For more information, visit whotels.com.
HurryDate, owned and operated by Spark Networks®, is the first company to "marry" the online and offline dating worlds, offering singles both live events and unique online matching options. Started in New York City in 2001, HurryDate parties are now held in 25+ cities across the U.S. and Canada. Singles sign up at www.hurrydate.com for parties held at popular bars and lounges where they go on multiple mini-dates. Participants record their preferences on a scorecard and are later matched up online where they can communicate with their matches through the secure email system. HurryDate Online features innovative matching options and communication tools for thousands of local singles online.
About Rachel Russo
Rachel Russo MS, MFT is an “It” Girl on a mission to save the world-one relationship at a time. Rachel is a Matchmaker, Relationship Coach, Writer, and Speaker who works and resides in NYC. With a BA in Psychology from Rutgers University and an MS in Marriage & Family Therapy from Iona College, she has serious credentials for helping diverse people find and maintain self- love and a love for others.. In addition to having worked in the dating industry for several well- known agencies throughout the past six years, Rachel has also maintained a freelance coaching practice of her own.
She has recently written a book, A FabJob Guide To Become a Matchmaker, which will be published in late 2010. To learn more about Rachel, check out her dating and relationship blog at www.LoveRachelRusso.com or visit her official website at www.RachelRusso.com.