- A speech at a conference, convention, meeting or symposium may have benefited you. The speaker would often wait for feedback. Your prompt response appreciating his efforts would make him happy. Your letter could be a brief note giving a positive feedback.
- Mention how you were benefited from the speech.
- State a specific thing that you loved about the presentation or the speech.
- End with a thankful note.
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[Subject: Normally bold, summarizes the intention of the letter] -Optional-
Dear [Recipients Name],
I would like to express just how much the rest of the group and I enjoyed your presentation. The study group has done a lot of work into the history of our great nation, but it was the illustrations that made many of the points so much clearer than they had been before. Your knowledge about our forefathers was impressive, and we were all grateful that you put in the time to research them. It was the most informative talk we have ever had, and I know that more members will be attracted to our small group.
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Letter complimenting a speaker on illustrative presentation.
Further things to consider when writing compliment letters to speakers, performers
Compliment letters are letters written to commend someone for his/her good deeds. The objective of such letters is to praise someone for his/her hard work or achievement. Though compliment letters are considered a professional gesture in the corporate world, you can use them in your personal life to appreciate your loved ones for their achievements. Compliment letters can be used in instances such as complimenting an employee for a job well done, complimenting the organizing committee for an excellent event, or complimenting someone for winning an award. They can also be used to compliment a colleague for delivering a good orientation or sales speech.
When writing compliment letters, make sure to mention the name of the person you are complimenting in the letter stating how valuable this person is. If you are complimenting an employee's productivity, appreciate his/her efforts to achieve such high standard. Be sincere and genuine when talking about someone's achievements. Mention the reason why you are complimenting this person. Be polite and maintain a friendly tone throughout the letter. Make sure that the words in the letter make the other person feel special and appreciated. End the letter by praising this person again for his/her contributions.
Letters to Speakers, Performers
Letters to speakers and performers are letters written to people who give speeches at public events and those who entertain audiences. Whether you are organizing a special event, business conference, or graduation ceremony, the speakers and performers you invite will be among the primary attractions. They can give valuable insights and add prestige to your organization. Whatever the theme of your event, the speakers and performers must be suitable for the event as well as the audience. The best speakers and performers are usually booked months in advance. Therefore you should ideally send your invites six to twelve months prior to your event.
Well-drafted letters to speakers and performers will ensure that the parties involved understand all the details of the event. Begin with the right address and salutation. Introduce yourself and mention the objective of your letter. Be specific about what you expect from the recipient. Include relevant information such as date, time, and venue of the event. If applicable, mention any financial arrangements regarding any travel expenses, the fee for the recipient, or honorarium. Include the date for a response and your contact details. Close the letter on a positive note. You may attach the event's program.