The Matchmaking Institute Helps Professional Matchmakers Grow Their Businesses & Collaborate With Colleagues

November 29th, 2016|

The Short Version: In 2003, Lisa Clampitt founded The Matchmaking Institute (MMI) to foster collaboration among matchmaking professionals. She tailor-made certifications to help love experts network and improve their services as well as their bottom lines. The Matchmaking Institute is the world’s premiere school for matchmaking, to train professionals (of all experience levels) on [...]

Love, Money And The Art Of Bringing People Together

June 5th, 2014|

See full article and video HERE! The professional world of high-end matchmaking is one of catty competition and tightly held secrets. One figure in the industry, however, has decided to play the game a different way and that decision is benefitting not only her bottom line, but those of numerous [...]

Finding love comes at a cost

February 13th, 2014|

Ahh, new love. You’ve seen it in the movies, on television and amongst your friends — yet it seems so elusive. Meeting the right person is part luck, but often an investment of time and money as well. There's no doubt sparks still fly at cafes and parties, yet many [...]

Top matchmaker forms school for aspiring Cupids – NY Post

February 12th, 2014|

Lisa Clampitt stocks her Union Square office with red wine and chocolate — ingredients that can heal a broken heart or spark a new romance. In her line of work, she needs to be prepared for both. “I’ve always loved setting people up,” says the 49-year-old matchmaker, who runs the [...]

10 Things Matchmaker’s Won’t Tell You- Women’s Day

November 23rd, 2013|

Learn how to tell apart the best set-up services from the dating duds By Kristi Dosh Read more: How to Find the Best Matchmakers - Qualities of Good Matchmaking Services - Woman's Day If you’re short on time, want personalized help or are just looking to try a new way [...]

The Love Professor – Forbes

October 3rd, 2013|

High-end matchmakers are mainstream and here to stay. FORBES has covered the topic, films have been made about them, there’s even a television show about those that demand big money for putting couples together. But one enterprising ‘relationship consultant’ is succeeding in business not only by helping others find love, [...]

In Search of Love, Wall Streeters Get Help – NY Sun

August 2nd, 2013|

In what may be the most telling symptom yet of a frenzied deal flow on Wall Street, more and more bankers, lawyers and hedge fund types are outsourcing their personal lives. Young and old, rich and richer, overworked single people are increasingly relying on matchmakers to find them a suitable [...]

Old-Fashioned Matchmakers Make a Comeback- NPR

April 20th, 2008|

Some singles are giving up on personal ads and online dating services to find true love. Instead, they are turning to professional matchmakers for help. Although it may seem old-fashioned, the profession is thriving in the United States. Copyright © 2008 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of [...]

Dating Do’s and Don’ts- Audrey Chapman Radio Show

October 27th, 2007|

Dating Do's and Don'ts The Audrey Chapman Show Radio Program, October 27, 2007 People meet potential partners many different ways. However, no matter how you meet, at some point you'll have to go out on a date. If you could use a dating tune-up, or are starting to date for [...]

Finding them a find, catching them a catch

October 26th, 2007|

When Stephanie Ross moved from the city to Mineola, she entered a whole new world – and it wasn’t just laid-back replacing hair-on-fire. What really floored the thirtysomething events planner was her social life. It was nowhere. In the city, she’d dated within a wide circle of friends, but she [...]

Online Dating Putting You Off? Try a Matchmaker – The New York Times

September 30th, 2007|

FOR more than three years, Jennifer Silver, 33, a freelance marketing consultant in Manhattan, trolled online dating sites looking for love. She tried and JDate. “I had the worst experiences,” Ms. Silver said. When one potential date didn’t bear the slightest resemblance to his photo, she walked right past [...]