This is the reason BPO Radio, an online radio that focuses on the call center culture, and Century City Mall, the mall of Modern Makati are joining forces to stage one of the most romantic and exciting Valentine events this COMING love month.
On February 11 2017, call center agents from all over the city are invited to join the “Singles Mingle,” a speed dating event to be held at the Main Event Place of Century City Mall along Kalayaan Ave, Makati.
While the amount of time you have to spend with each person on a date varies with each organizer — 7 minutes for some, 15 for others — the realization that it's a time-bound attempt to get someone's attention is a little unsettling. At the same time, it is poker, as you contend with a number of other people aiming to connect with someone else during the dates.
Sometimes, however, the crapshoot is rigged and the poker players are in cahoots.
You shake hands and talk over drinks while trying to find the right words to make them want to talk to you longer than 15 minutes.