- Cite the date and success of the conference that took place.
- Let the reader know the reason you are following up.
- Put a deadline on the day the information can be sent.
[State, ZIP Code]
[State, ZIP Code]
[Subject: Normally bold, summarizes the intention of the letter] -Optional-
Dear [Recipients Name],
It was a successful conference we had back in Thailand on 25 November.
At the conference, as a team lead, you were asked to share your targets and the numbers achieved in the last quarter. I am following up to get a report of the same.
Please send it to me before the end of this week so we can close on incentives and ay extra payouts. Thank you.
[Senders Title] -Optional-
[Enclosures: number] - Optional -
cc: [Name of copy recipient] - Optional -
Follow-up letter after a conference.
Further things to consider when writing follow-up letters to professionals
Follow-up letters are letters you write after business contracts, job interviews or business meetings to show that you are still interested in the recipients and that you are willing to build a relationship. Follow-up letters provide a platform for continued communication and are an effective way of consolidating a real relationship between you and the recipients. A follow-up letter is important in the early stages of a business relationship as it gives you an opportunity to reintroduce yourself and reconnect with the recipient. It also gives you a chance to address a concern that was raised at the previous meeting or give additional information to the recipient.
Well written follow-up letters can make a great difference in your success. These are letters sent during the early stage of the relationship, and therefore the writing style should be fairly formal. Make sure to write the letter as soon as possible after the meeting to keep things fresh. Explain your point clearly and avoid making unnecessary assumptions. Try as much as possible not to convey any negative sentiments. Where necessary, remind the recipient of any deadlines as well as date and time for the next meeting. Close the letter positively.
Letters to Professionals
Letters to professionals are letters sent to people who are engaged and qualified in a profession. The recipients of such letters could be professionals in business and administration, health, information and communication technology, legal issues, science and engineering, teaching, etc. There are many occasions where you may want to write to a professional. For instance, to obtain information, to apply for a job or academic program, to raise a complaint, or just to express your opinion in a coherent manner. In all scenarios, letters to professionals must be well-written and correctly formatted.
When writing to any professional, your letter needs to be focused and concise, so that your point is made clearly, definitively, and politely. State the purpose of your letter in the beginning without veering from the subject. Use a polite and respectful tone even if you are complaining; avoid slang or jargon and any other informal language. Adhere to the standard conventions and format of good formal letter writing and present your letter attractively. Reread your letter to find spots that need grammar and punctuation correction and to make sure that the recipient is addressed properly. Close the letter with your full, formal name and signature.