职场英语写作 --Chapter 8: Invitation and Thank-you Letter. Invitation Letter: Your invitation letter should include: --the name of the person sponsoring the event (who is the host/hostess?) --exactly who is invited (can someone bring a guest, spouse, child?)
Your invitation letter should include:
--the name of the person sponsoring the event (who is the host/hostess?)
--exactly who is invited (can someone bring a guest, spouse, child?)
--what type of social event is being held
--the date, address, and time of the event
--directions or a simple map if the location may be difficult to find
--what type of dress is appropriate or preferred
--the phone number and deadline to reply; precede these facts with “R.S.V.P.” (French abbreviation for “please reply”).
And you should try to send your invitation letter two weeks or more in advance!
Your Invitation letter should include:
4. 对方公司营业执照（如果今年贵公司未曾办理邀请函，也须提供 营业执照）。
Sample formal invitation letter:
Dear Professor _____________
We are so pleased that you will be visiting Stanford to speak at our _______ Research Workshop on _________ [date]. To show our appreciation for your willingness to share your research, we would like to offer you a modest $_______ honoraria, assuming your visa and tax status allow you to accept this. Please be aware that honoraria payments may be subject to up to 37% withholding. In order to process this, we will need you to complete some paperwork; we will be in touch shortly about this. If you would like our assistance securing a visa to enter the United States, or an ITIN (tax identification number required to receive honoraria payments), please let us know—we will be glad to help with this. We are also prepared to cover the costs (up to $______) for your travel to and accommodations in the Stanford area. We can make and pay directly for travel arrangements for you, or, if you prefer, we can reimburse you for reasonable expenses (i.e. coach-class airfare for flights under eight hours in length, no entertainment or alcohol-related expenditures, tips 15% or less). If you choose the latter option, we will provide you with the forms and information necessary to be reimbursed by Stanford.
Sponsored by a grant form the Mellon Foundation, the Research Workshops at Stanford are unique spaces where scholars from a variety of disciplines and professional cohorts meet to discuss work in progress in their fields of interest. I think you will enjoy a lively exchange of ideas with a diverse audience of faculty and graduate students in your workshop. We will most certainly enjoy the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with you in this informal, collegial atmosphere.
If there are specific scholars at Stanford you would like to invite to your talk, please feel free to do so. We will be back in touch soon to coordinate the logistics of your visit. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact myself or __________, our workshop’s Graduate Student Coordinator (insert contact info here). The Stanford Humanities Center, the research center on campus that manages the Mellon Workshop Program, may also contact you.
Name of Workshop
A FORMAL VISA INVITATION
XXX, VP Sales
It’s our great honor to invite you to visit XXX Company located at (address) in August, 2003. This visit will provide an opportunity for you to make a better understanding of our marketing issues, and to communicate our future business cooperation in detail.
XXX Company, as one of your distributors in China, has been greatly progressing in promoting and selling your products. We believe this visit will be of great benefit to our future business cooperation.
Please use this invitation letter to apply for your VISA to China.
We are all looking forward to seeing you soon, and should you have any questions, please feel free to inform me.
We would like to invite you to an exclusive presentation of our new [product]. The presentation will take place at [location], at [time] on [date]. There will also be a reception at [time]. We hope you and your colleagues will be able to attend.
[company] is a leading producer of high-quality [product]. As you will know, recent technological advances have made [product] increasingly affordable to the public. Our new models offer superb quality and sophistication with economy, and their new features give them distinct advantages over similar products from other manufacturers.
We look forward to seeing you on [date]. Just call our office at [phone number] and we will be glad to secure a place for you.
A Guangzhou Trade Fair Invitation
We hereby sincerely invite you and your company representatives to visit our booth at The Continental Exhibition Center from April 15th to 20th 2010.
We’re one of the manufacturers specializing in sanitary ware, including one & two piece toilet, wash basin, cabinet basin, pedestal basin, bidet, urinal, counter basin , decorated ceramics and so on. Our new models offer superb design and their new features give them distinct advantages over similar products from other manufacturers.
It would be a great pleasure to meet you at the exhibition. We expect to establish long-term business relations with your company in future.
Exhibition Center : The Continental Exhibition Center
Booth Number : G-K105 G-K-106
Date : Apr 15th to 20th 2010
Mr. Li Xiangqi
Thank-You Letter Samples
Minister of _____
I am writing this letter to thank you for your warm hospitality accorded to me and my delegation during our recent visit to your beautiful country. I would also like to thank you for your interesting discussion with me which I have found very informative, constructive and useful.
During the entire visit, my delegation and I were overwhelmed by the enthusiasm expressed by your business representatives on cooperation with China. I sincerely hope we could have more exchanges like this one when we would be able to continue our interesting discussion on possible ways to expand our bilateral economic and trade relations and bring our business people together.
I am looking forward to your early visit to China when I will be able to pay back some of the hospitality I received during my memorable stay in your beautiful country.
With kind personal regards,
Mr.___ Minister of Economic Cooperation
Thank You For Interview(1)
Dear (Boss’s Name),
I appreciated the opportunity to meet with you yesterday about the position of (job title) with ABC.
I really enjoyed meeting with members of the office and learning about the job. The entire team certainly seem to be highly skilled and motivated and the work itself seems as rewarding as it is challenging. From our discussion, I gained a strong sense of ABC’s commitment to their clients and their employees. I also enjoyed our discussion of my opportunities and future within the firm.
I feel strongly that I possess the qualities required as a (job title). I believe my education and experiences have prepared me well for a future with you. I eagerly anticipate our next meeting. Thank you for considering me for this opportunity.
Thank You For Interview(2)
Dear (Boss’s Name),
Thank you so much for seeing me yesterday. The interview confirmed what others have told me --- that ABC would be a terrific place for someone with my skills and interests.
I am convinced that I could make an impact and add value as a (job title) in your department. As we reviewed my background, I hope that you came to a similar conclusion. It was indeed a pleasure to discuss the opportunities with you. I thank you again for the opportunity and look forward to our next interaction.
Again, you can reach me (when) (Call time) at (telephone), or you may leave a message on my answering machine, and I will return your call promptly.