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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,
Nina

Tips

  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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Language level

Pre-intermediate: A2

Comments

I attended a lot of conferences when I worked as a journalist, but I didn’t write letters about them. I had to write news for my newspaper.
Now I haven’t many reasons to go to conferences. But occasionally I still go there for the sake of curiosity. I also occasionally participate in organizing of TEDX conference as a volunteer.

Actually, I had to organize a conference a year ago. Although it was challenging it became a great job experience in the end. As far as I remember it was really nervous but manage myself to carry out the conference without major problems. I think those kind of events represent a wonderful opportunity to meet people and made contacts that may help to enhance the business in the future.

I attended conferences on the different topics. I like to Conferences because they give us a Alot of knowledge. Especially I like to attend Conference on the those topic is about technology.

No,I have never been to a conference for work because I am attending school and hasn't worked.

Yes. I do. I have been an event for work. My major is Journalism, so i need to attend event to news. But, i didn't like to attend, that's very dull. Not fit for me.

i never attended to a conference or any event such that . but really i hope in the future especially conferences about drop shipping or anything common about digital product

In my work I haven't that type conferences, but I have a schooling and there I can learn many interesting and newest things with are very important in my job.

yes, I attended to a conference on online marketing and e-commerce for Hotels

No, I don't. But I always go the conferences meeting at my school how to improve teaching skills like that.

no, i don't i am a student

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