You don’t want participants spending their two minutes remembering what you suggested they discuss.
This speed meeting icebreaker can work well for groups of co-workers, friends, or club members.
Even your shyest or most uncomfortable participant can manage to talk with another person for two minutes.
If nothing else they can exchange contact information and tell their partner what they do and what they enjoy.
If you have the luxury of chairs scattered around the room, you'll want to ask the people who were numbered one to sit at the table or in a chair.
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.
It's an efficient way for people who are interested in finding a special someone to meet a large number of people quickly in a safe environment.
In a hotel conference room, you may have had the opportunity to set up pairs of chairs away from the training tables.
It gives people who are speed meeting a bit of privacy.