Sample Email after Invitation Letter for Guest Speaker is Accepted

Once your invitation has been accepted by a guest speaker, it is important to respond with another letter or email, giving the speaker some more details and requesting some information from them. In some cases, this is the only invitation letter that would be necessary because you would have concluded the invitation verbally over the phone.

Please note that if the invitation has been accepted verbally over the phone, it is still a good idea to send a formal letter or email to the guest speaker or their secretary. The letter below is a sample that can be used either for a regular letter (place it on your letter head and add the address of the speaker) or via email – (add an email title).

This letter or email is also important because it gives the speaker a clear picture of how his day or evening would look like. You always want your speaker to know if you expect them to go with you to lunch or dinner before or after the event or if not at all. This way the speaker is not forced to stay when they had planned to leave earlier.

 

SAMPLE EMAIL OR LETTER (TO GUEST SPEAKER)

 

EMAIL TITLE -RE-  GUEST SPEAKER INVITATION

 

Dear Dr Marii,

Thank you for accepting our invitation to be the guest speaker for our meeting on September 22nd 2014 at the Four Points Hotel, 123 Kings Street, Kingston, Ontario.

We look forward to your presentation on the latest developments in the area of International Shipment Tracking.

We invite you to be our guest for Lunch at 1:00pm. The training seminar begins at 3:00pm, with an hour and a half allocated for your presentation. There will be a question and answer period after your presentation.

Kindly let us know what types of equipment you will need for your presentation. The seminar room is equipped with a computer and a multimedia projector should you require one. Should you prefer to use your own equipment, kindly let us know as well, so that we can ensure that we are well prepared.

I will contact you the first week in September to finalize the arrangements.
Once again, thank you for agreeing to speak to us.

 

Dr. Andre Pastel

Program Cordinator

[organisation name]

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Invitation to the Fire Department to be present at a Community Event

Inviting the Fire Department, the Police, or any other government agency to your event is usually a good highlight to your event. Some of these agencies have a form on their websites that you can simply fill out and submit. However some do not have such forms. Should you need to write one of these letters, here is a sample invitation letter sent by a community organisation to the Fire Department to attend a community Barbecue and Family Day. Simply adapt this letter to suit your particular situation.

Sample Invitation  Letter to the Fire Department to be present at a Community Event

Name of your Community Association (if Any)
123 York St, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
www.abccompany.org
Email: admin@abccompany.org  Tel:1-800-222-3333

 

The Fire Chief

Fire Department, Station -222,
123 Street Address,
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
INVITATION TO ATTEND OUR FAMILY DAY EVENT

ABC is a community development center . There are a total 250 households in the Kingston north end most of which are members of ABC.  As part of its annual activities, ABC is planning to hold a Family Barbecue on Saturday, 25th January, 2014 at 11:00 am at the John McDonald Park. The main purpose of this Barbecue is to foster community spirit amongst the residents of the Community.
As part of the activities of the day, we would be honored to have the Community Fire Department with a Fire Engine at the event, so that the children can interact with the firemen and the fire engine. If possible, we would also appreciate a short speech about fire prevention and what to do in the event of a fire. We have scheduled this presentation for 1:00pm on that day.

We are expecting a total of about 200 – 400 people at the event.  Kindly let us know as soon as possible if you would be available to attend our event and any other questions you may have.

 

SUSAN MILLER
CHIEF COORDINATOR

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Invitation Letter (email) for your child’s Birthday Party

When preparing the invitations for my son’s birthday party last December, I realized that although a good number of our friends are on Facebook and some we met everyday at school so we could give printed invitation card there were still some that had to be invited via email. There are still many parts of the world where a good portion of your social network may not be on Facebook. Here is a sample email that you can use as a formal invitation to your child’s birthday party!

 

Letter of invitation (email) for your child’s birthday party

Dear Janet (or any other salutation that you have used earlier)

How are you and your little ones? It’s been quite some time, but nevertheless, a perfect occasion is approaching for us to catch up and celebrate. (Insert any other pleasantries).

Our daughter Marianne is turning 1 on 28th Aug, 2013 and we are organizing a birthday party at our place and  inviting some friends and family.  We would like to have you and your children at the party. Here at the details of the party!

  • Venue – Our home – 123 Johnson lane, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Time: 5:00pm – 7;30pm
  • Date: Sat Aug 28, 201X

Please note that there will be a various party games and food for the kids and adults! We are really grateful for the blessing that Marianne has been to us and we would like to share the joy with you all.

Do convey to us your plans so that we can pick you guys from the station. Pass our regards to Joe and lots of love to your little angles.

Looking forward

SUSAN MILLER

 

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