Decline Business Invitation
[DATE, ex. Wednesday, June 11, 1998]
[NAME, COMPANY AND ADDRESS, ex.
1234 First Street
Anycity, Anystate 85245]
Dear [NAME, ex. John Smith],
It is an honor to be invited to [INVITATION, ex. attend a tour of your new premises]. Indeed, I would love to come. However, [REASON FOR REFUSAL, ex. I am attending a compressor technology conference in New York on the 14th.] I am sorry, therefore, that I cannot attend.
[STATE WHEN YOU NEXT EXPECT TO SEE THE RECIPIENT, ex. I look forward, nonetheless, to our lunch meeting on the 17th.]
[YOUR NAME, ex. Jill Jones]