Although the techniques for speed dating and speed networking can be similar – individuals paired or grouped together for the purpose of introduction – the practices differ in their end goals.

Speed daters are trying to narrow down their choices by eliminating the unsuitable; conversely, speed networkers are trying to broaden their connections by increasing their exposure.

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Speed dating events were first organized in Sofia in November 2010.

Participants greet each other in a series of brief exchanges during a set period of time.

During an interaction, attendees share their professional backgrounds and business goals.

This fall the enthusiasts from Speed Dating 3 will offer such an event for English-speaking people in Sofia. Speed dating event for English speaking persons is really much awaited event for english speaking persons.

The English-language speed dating will be available for both expats and Bulgarians with fluent English, the next available event being on November 23, 2011, at Club Tiffany in Sofia, as listed on Speed Dating3.com, the organization's website.

After a set period of time – usually a few minutes – the moderator/host calls time and the meeting is over.

Then either the inner or outer circle sitters – or the front or back line of desks – would move to the next space.

Speed networking can be based on one of three models: meeting random attendees sequentially in a round robin, meeting with specific people based on preassigned match ups (the first two models are one-on-one), or a third assembly-based model where individuals speak to a preselected group.

Most speed networking events begin in the style of a more traditional meeting: an open room for mingling.

"Speed Dating events are now organized in big cities in Europe, North and South America, Australia and Asia.