PR WEB -- Jan 12 -- 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. ~4,800 eligible singles will participate in 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?" RELEASE @ PR WEB
Mark Brooks: I guided Cupid's acquisition and integration of Predating.com in 2004. It wasn't easy, but it's a marriage made in heaven for Cupid. Cupid knows radio. Radio loves events. Cupid will eventually be a hot acquisition target. This event marks the completion of the integration. Who else will step up to the mark and consider events, en masse? Events are a double edged sword. Users rave about great events. Mediocre events are not worthwhile. Bad events are poison to your brand. The founder of Predating did an A1 job of systematizing and perfecting the speed dating event format and ticketing, prime for Cupid to acquire and weave into their offerings. A true differentiator.