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An email about a business event

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To: Jonas Schiffer
From: Nina Petrov
Subject: Report on Lumos conference

Dear Jonas,

Thanks for making it possible for me to go to the Lumos conference in London last week. As you know, it is the biggest technology conference in the country and very important to our work.

I learned a lot and I've made some new contacts that will be good for our company. I think we should try to attend the 'Innovation Day' in April as well.

I focused on talks about robotics, as that is our most interesting area at the moment. The presentations on robot 'hands' and robots for hospitals were particularly interesting for us. I'm attaching a detailed report on this new research with some suggestions about how we can use it.

Thanks again for this opportunity. I'm happy to discuss the report further if you're interested.

Best regards,


  1. Start your email with Dear to make it a little more formal. Hi is informal.
  2. Give the context at the beginning, e.g. Thanks for … or As you know, …
  3. Make sure you explain the importance of the event for your company:
    I've made some new contacts that will be good for our company.
    … were particularly interesting for us.
    … with some suggestions about how we can use it.
  4. Keep your email short. Add an attachment if you have more to say:
    I'm attaching …
  5. You can finish by offering to give more information:
    I'm happy to discuss the report further if you're interested.
  6. You can sign off with Best regards.



Language level

Pre-intermediate: A2


No, I never went to any events or conferences related to my work.

No I don’t .But I think that is really helpful to join a international conference.If I would get any chance like that I would like to do that .

It’s very helpful

Yes, I participated in an international conference in China in 2008. Also, I have attended many national conferences in Iran.

Yes, I do. I attended The International forum 'Power Grids', which was held in December 2019 in Moscow. It was in the format of the exhibition. Many new technologies were shown there, including some on my topic. I maintained my old contacts and made some new.
In general, this was a great event!

Yes, I do. I work at school and we have to attend at several conferences during the year, at least 5-6. The talks are often about education or digitization in the claasroom.

Hello evrybody
As you know, going to related conferances and events with your work are very useful to get new information and meet intresting people and you can make some new contacts that will be good for your work.

Dear Salah,
Thank you for giving me the opportunity to attend Arab’s lawyers Forum, held in Rome.
I learned a lot about Artificial intelligence and it’s role in legal field. I also made some new contacts, from the golf so we can work together in the future.
I attached a detailed report about forum so we can discuss further details if you are interested.
Thank you again for this huge opportunity.
Best regards,

It is very important to knowing informations and making contacts to Bild a business or do business well

I don't usually go to these types of events or conferences. However, I feel that it's very important to attend them because you can make new contacts and find new aspects in the your field. After all the experience is so important.