This frame of mind will also make you more attractive to your potential matches, and help avoid presenting yourself to be desperate to your potential matches.
I mean, if you a girl, that's no problem. Although I'd never been to one, and didn't know anyone who actually had, the whole concept sounded so contrived and artificial, it couldn't possibly result in anything but an awful evening and hopefully a hilarious story. Good luck, Godspeed, and bring some anti-bacterial hand soap. Instantly, I was struck with how different this was from what I was used to -- online dating. One technique for ladies and guys to consider when going to an event is just to have a fun evening meeting new people, with no other expectations. Speed dating clientele are often highly educated and career-minded singles who also have the disposable income to spend money to attend speed dating events.