Thank Someone For Visiting a Place or Attending an Event — Letter-Writing Tutorial


This follow-up letter can help cement a rewarding relationship. Keep it direct and sincere.


1. Express thanks to the reader for visiting or attending a specific place or event.


  • We very much appreciated your attendance at our demonstration last Saturday.
  • Thank you for coming to our annual fund-raising event last week. Your attendance contributed to our success.
  • We were all delighted that you took the time to visit our new coffee shop on Main and Maple Avenue.
  • Thanks for spending time with us at our booth in the convention center.
  • On behalf of Doe Software, I want to thank you for attending our Springfield dealership's grand opening. I hope you were able to benefit from some of the word processing software you saw there.
  • Thank you for visiting Doe Valley Estates.
  • Thank you for attending parents' night at Springfield High School.
  • Thanks for dropping in to see us on your way through Springfield.


  • appreciate your interest
  • delighted to have your company
  • enjoyed your visit
  • for taking an active role in
  • for sharing your time with
  • for attending our
  • for taking the time to
  • for coming to see us
  • for dropping in to
  • for spending time with us
  • indebted to you for
  • thank you for
  • to entertain you
  • to have you in attendance
  • to see you at
  • very much appreciated your participation
  • want to thank you for
  • was such a pleasant surprise
  • was a pleasure to meet you
  • was delighted to have you attend
  • was such a pleasure to
  • welcomed your company
  • were so glad to see you at
  • when you walked through the door
  • your presence meant a lot
  • your attendance at our

2. Add more details to explain why you appreciated the visit or attendance.


  • You were able to answer some of the questions in a way that really helped our new representatives. It was clear that you have had a lot of experience with training animals.
  • Your generous pledge was more than we could have hoped for, and we sincerely thank you.
  • Our opening was a great success, and your visit was one of its highlights.
  • We appreciated your interest. Just in case you did not receive the literature we distributed, I am enclosing a complete catalog of our kitchen utensils. If you order by June 1, you can take an additional 20% off the wholesale price.
  • We look forward to establishing a marketing base in your community, and persons with your background may be in a special position to help.
  • This new development is providing many young couples with an opportunity to purchase their own homes, and you are an excellent candidate.
  • We find that students whose parents take the time to learn about their child's progress have the fewest problems both socially and academically. We are delighted to see you so involved.
  • It was a wonderful surprise to see you. Anne and I have often discussed our times together in Springfield, and it was good to renew acquaintance and reminisce over those college days. We hope the rest of your trip went well.


  • although you may not realize it
  • appreciated the interest you showed
  • are looking forward to
  • enthusiastic visitors like you
  • everyone is still talking about
  • few people can
  • good to renew acquaintance
  • hope you enjoyed the
  • in a special position to
  • lend your support to
  • made it a brighter day for
  • meant so much to the
  • persons with your
  • really helped our
  • seeing your face in the audience
  • seeing you walk through the door
  • started a chain reaction
  • to renew our association
  • to answer some of the questions
  • was a great success
  • was clear that you have
  • was a wonderful surprise
  • were able to

3. Close with another expression of thanks or anticipation of future association.


  • I wonder if you would be interested in helping with some of our shows in the future? I will call to find out.
  • Your attendance was most flattering to us. We all hope you will be able to join us again next year.
  • There will always be a place for you at Doe's.
  • If you have questions do not hesitate to call. I look forward to speaking with you.
  • We look forward to seeing you again.
  • I will call you next week to see if you would like to discuss a cooperative effort.
  • If I can help you, please call me at 555-5555 (home) or 555-5555 (office).
  • We appreciate and look forward to your continuing support.
  • We may be passing through your area next summer. We will stay in touch.


  • always keep a place for you
  • attendance was very flattering
  • can't wait to
  • could see for yourself
  • hope you will be able to
  • hope to make this a tradition
  • hope you found it useful
  • hope it was all you expected
  • hope to see you at the next
  • join us again next time
  • look forward to
  • may pass through your area
  • stay in touch
  • thank you for
  • thanks again for
  • to talking with you
  • to seeing you again
  • was gracious of you to
  • will always be a special place for you
  • will keep you informed
  • will let you know when
  • wonder if you would be interested in

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