Example Letter #1
I thoroughly enjoyed your presentation yesterday evening. Your delivery was so engaging that I lost all track of time. By any measure you are a very effective speaker and educator. I found your comments regarding future computers especially intriguing. On behalf of the Doe Corporation, thank you for a memorable presentation and hope you will visit us again.
Example Letter #2
We want to tell you how much we enjoyed your presentation to our study group last Friday. We have been reading a lot about the history of our state, and your illustrated talk made it all come alive for us. Those of us who have ancestors who settled this region were especially grateful for your discussion their contributions. It was thoughtful of you to add those personal observations. Your talk also gave a great boost to our efforts to recruit additional members. Thank you very much for an enlightening and stimulating presentation.
Example Letter #3
Congratulations on the speech you gave at the annual symposium last Friday. The topic was timely, and you presented the material on the new innovations in a way that everyone could understand. I personally feel much more confident working with the new system now than I did before your presentation. Thank you for a very valuable experience.
Write Your Letter Step-by-Step
Tell the speaker that you enjoyed his or her speech.
Mention specifically what you liked about the speech or presentation and, if appropriate, explain how you have personally benefited from the speech.
Conclude by thanking the speaker.