An email about a business event

An email about a business event

Learn how to write 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.


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Submitted by Amelle-TechLea… on Wed, 27/07/2022 - 19:58


I have never been to important events or conferences but I have attended siminars which were supposed to be teaching training workshops. Unfortunatelly, I did not learn a lot from them . So, I don’t like attending such events. I prefer to be in places where I would learn new things and make new contacts which would help me become better in my work. I would appreciate to be in places where people share good experiences which are interesting and beneficial for my work.

Submitted by Fzt_abidin on Sun, 12/06/2022 - 10:00


When ı was at university ı attended a conference about gender equity which is the first conference ı had ever attended. ı regularly attend conferences because my job has always been innovative. I am working as a lawyer. my passion is to be a good lawyer.

Submitted by Van wong on Thu, 09/06/2022 - 07:52


While I never had the opportunity, I'd love to attend a conference in a different country. This will enable me to broaden my knowledge and deepen my insight. I hope I can make my dream come true in the future. I'm willing to accept all kinds of changes in my position.

Submitted by thisouterspace on Wed, 13/04/2022 - 08:02


I never going to the conference. I feel regret because one of the benefits of my previous company is to attend an international conference and I didn't take the opportunity. This pandemic era make the international conference held online.

Submitted by guoliangye on Tue, 22/03/2022 - 07:49


I have attended some conference organized by my company. I learned some new technology and improved my skill. I think it's very useful for me.

Submitted by ANOUAR on Thu, 25/11/2021 - 13:28


No I have never went to a conference for work, but when I make my own project I will send my employes to the events and meetings that will ensure the progress of our copmpany.

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Tue, 02/11/2021 - 12:01


No, I have never attended such a conference. I have attended some seminars in university and learned a lot.

Submitted by LamVanPhuong on Thu, 14/10/2021 - 12:59


No i think i have never gone to a place like events or conference for work

Submitted by DW on Wed, 07/07/2021 - 08:24

I have to attend seminars and talks to learn about the latest business developments. Due to COVID-19, many seminars have become online talks. Some people say this is a new normal and we have to adapt this fast changing world!

Submitted by Thinthinmyoe on Tue, 22/06/2021 - 13:06

Yes,I usually attend theTeaching training workshops.They give me much knowledge and good experiences.