GDI New York Dating Conference 2020

March 9, 2020 until March 10, 2020, Dream Downtown 5* Hotel


Global Dating Insights is delighted to announce the inaugural GDI New York Conference!

The event takes place on Tuesday 10th March 2020 at the 5* Dream Downtown Hotel in Midtown, a short walk from Chelsea Market and the High Line Park.

Speaker sessions run from 10am – 5pm (lunch is included), and the conference is followed by an evening of drinks and socialising.



On the night before the event, Monday 9th March 2020, GDI will also be hosting executive Networking Drinks at local favourite Brass Monkey NYC.

GDI Founder Simon Corbett said: “We’re incredibly excited to welcome dating executives to our first ever New York Conference in March 2020.

“The East Coast is home to a range of key industry players, from the biggest apps to the most creative new brands. We’re certain this event will be the first of many.”

Find our first speaker announcement to the right of this article, and tickets, currently available at $299, in the header.

For questions, please contact simon@globaldatinginsights.com


  • The Meet Group
    The Meet Group is a leading provider of interactive livestreaming solutions designed to meet the universal need for human connection. Headquartered in New Hope, PA, the publicly traded umbrella houses top brands including MeetMe, LOVOO, Skout, Tagged and Growlr, delivering live interactions and meaningful connections to millions of users daily.
  • SCRUFF
    Founded in 2010, SCRUFF is an independently owned and operated GBTQ business, headquartered in New York City. Its team connects more than 15 million guys worldwide for friends, dates, hookups, events, travel advice, and more. In mid-2019, the company acquired Jack’d through parent Perry Street Software.
  • Mark Brooks
    Mark Brooks is the founder of the Internet Dating Excellence Association (IDEA) and consultancy Courtland Brooks. Courtland Brooks is the only agency-consultancy in the world to focus totally on internet dating and online matchmaking, while IDEA looks to help the internet dating industry achieve its long term potential.
  • Prelinker
    Founded in 2001, Prelinker offers its partners an advanced white label solution, data intelligence, a statistics dashboard, smartlink technology and a custom email builder. The firm has paid out more than €250,000,000 since its inception, attracting 70,000,000 members to sites including easyflirt, Affairland and Nextdoor.
  • Lunch Actually Group
    Lunch Actually blends offline and online dating by offering both traditional matchmaking services and mobile apps like LunchClick. With services live across Malaysia, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Thailand, the Singapore-based enterprise is fast progressing towards its goal of 1 million happy marriages.
  • S'More
    S'More is a next-gen relationship and lifestyle app that's all about getting to know a person before you see them. It was founded by former Chappy MD Adam Cohen-Aslatei, and launched in 2019 with $1.1 million in funding from investors including the industry's own Dmitry Volkov.
  • Dig
    New Orleans-based Dig has been a viral hit over the past 18 months, landing features in Forbes, Cosmopolitan, Cheddar and more. Fresh off the back of launches across the US, CEO Leigh Isaacson is building a highly engaged community of pet lovers and creating one of the sector’s strongest niche offerings.