It's an opportunity for people to quickly meet a large number of people to potentially date.
Attendees are paired with each person attending the session for two minutes.
At the end of the two minutes, the people move to their next partner.
So, attendees meet a large number of people in a short period of time, The goal, of course, is to find one or more people with whom you'd like to spend more time on an actual date.
Participants exchange names and contact information during the two minutes so that they can connect with the people who appealed to them following the speed dating session.
One strategy that can facilitate oral communication and inject authentic language situations into a classroom is role-playing activities.
At the end of the event participants submit to the organizers a list of who they would like to provide their contact information to.
If there is a match, contact information is forwarded to both parties.
You might even want to think about the activity as corporate speed dating.
Looking for an icebreaker that will quickly allow your training session participants to meet fellow participants?