Dating app Fruitz and Heroes Dutch Comic Con bring pop culture lovers together during speed dates!


UTRECHT, NOVEMBER 7, 2022 — Attention visitors to Heroes Dutch Comic Con: the speed dates are back and better than ever before! The pop culture event is teaming up with dating app Fruitz to make the speed dates even more fun and fruity. The event, which receives 45.000 visitors each edition, found a perfect partner in Fruitz, because both brands consider inclusion and safe dating to be of paramount importance. With the arrival of Fruitz as official sponsor, the speed dates get even more spice and playful elements, such as icebreakers that users of the app also use to start contact with.

The speed dates, which have long been a popular part of the busy weekend program of Heroes Dutch Comic Con, will be given a new look with the arrival of official sponsor Fruitz.

(Fruit) type seeks type
The collaboration between the two brands arose from the shared desire to bring together as many like-minded people as possible. Datingapp Fruitz values ​​diversity and inclusion and found a suitable match with Heroes Dutch Comic Con. The largest comic con in the Netherlands is proud of the friendly atmosphere during their events. For example, a large part of the visitors comes dressed as their favorite fictional character and everyone gets the chance to be completely themselves.

Fruitz also wants to normalize casual dating and sex, especially for women. The app distinguishes itself from competitors through playful elements and a touch of humor. For example, fruits are used that reflect which form of dating the user wants to discover. In total there are four options to choose from. For example, a cherry represents a serious relationship and a peach represents a one night stand.

Dating for you
Every edition of Heroes Dutch Comic Con, people from all over the country travel to the Jaarbeurs Utrecht with one big thing in common: their love for pop culture. To bring single visitors closer together, Heroes Dutch Comic Con has been organizing speed dates for some time for which visitors can register for free. Four speed dating sessions will be held on both Saturday and Sunday, with 40 participants per session. People of different sexual orientations can sign up; there are both straight and LGBTI date rounds. Participants are given 3 to 5 minutes per speed date to get to know each other.

To get the conversation going, participants can choose from icebreakers, which vary in intensity. The questions are a small selection of the icebreakers that appear in the Fruitz dating app. There are innocent questions like ‘Would you rather live like Batman or Superman?’, but also naughty questions like ‘Do you prefer to send or receive daring photos?’ In a match, the organization links the participants by exchanging contact details, after which the couple can choose to get to know each other even better during the event or beyond. In addition, participants will be surprised after the event with a free feature in their Fruitz account, which users can normally purchase.

Strike a pose at the Fruitz booth
In addition to sponsoring the speed dates, Fruitz organizes a photo activation for all visitors to the event in Hall 10, where the speed dates also take place. Everyone can go to the Fruitz photo booth for a lasting memento of their visit to the fair or shoot a profile picture directly for their new Fruitz profile and sign up for the dating app on the spot.

Be ready!
You can sign up for the speed date from Wednesday November 9, 2022. Signing up is free. Can’t wait to find a great match? Download the Fruitz app:

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