18 Vote of Thanks Examples

Vote of thanks examples and how to write a brief formal expression of thanks at a special occasion proposed as a motion at a conference, ceremony or meeting talking to a committee chairman, or this could serve as content for wedding planner courses:
How to write a vote of thanks? In short there are two major guidelines for the proposer:

The first is refer to the central message of the speech topics of the lectures or presentations given by the previous public speaker(s). Emphasize only positive statements, ideas and thoughts of the keynote speaker(s). Consider my Sample Vote of Thanks Speech as a frame structure, a speech format outline, and transform the 18 different vote of thanks samples to your occasion.


Honorable [name], Respected [name], Mr Chairman, our most valued invited guests, ladies and gentlemen! It's my privilege to have been asked to propose a vote of thanks on this occasion.

I, on behalf of [name of the organization of the event], and the entire [other supporting/sponsoring organization, team, crew, even special guests in the audience if you like] let me call it fraternity of [field of interest] here together, and on my own behalf extend a very hearty vote of thanks to all speakers for gracing your important work and sharing with us your findings and opinions today!



A big 'Thank You' to [name speaker], for her / his efforts towards [speech topic]. Refer and respond to just one central idea of the speaker that you found particularly interesting.

If there are more speakers, then consider these vote of thanks examples:

I must mention our deep sense of appreciation for [name speaker], for her / his explanation of [speech topic]. [Again refer ... ]

Further, we are greatful to [speaker], for demonstrating her/his [speech topic]. [Refer and respond to ...]

I may like to express our sincere thanks to [name], for giving an excellent coverage to [her or his speech idea]. [Refer ...].

I also wish to express my gratitude to [name], for providing encouragement at [speech topics]. [Refer].

I am also very grateful to [name] for her / his analysis of [point that struck you most].

And, we also would like to acknowledge our gratitude to [name], for exposing her/his theory of [speech topic].

We are all inspired by your great words!



Finally, I would like to take this opportunity to place on record our hearty thanks to [name], [function] for the perfect logistic support and guidance she/he has extended to all of us at [occasion].

I also extend my thanks to [name], [function] and also to [name], [function] for their enormous cooperation in the organization of this event.

Vary in language when using these vote of thanks examples.

Well, Mr. Chairman, ladies and gentlemen, an event like this cannot happen overnight. The wheels start rolling weeks ago. It requires planning and a birds eye for details. We have been fortunate enough to be backed by a team of very motivated and dedicated colleagues of [institute, organization] who know their job and are result oriented.

I cannot thank everyone enough for their involvement and their willingness to take on the completion of tasks beyond their comfort zones! Vary on these vote of thank examples till your express motion fits the atmosphere right.


More sample vote of thanks speech input. Think about people who are responsible for:
  • invitations

  • technical arrangements

  • stage setting and lighting

  • musicians

  • catering

  • the press and media contacts

  • et cetera

Mr. Chairman, ladies and gentlemen, once again I want to state that we are all most grateful to all speakers on this stage. We thank you for being with us this evening - it’s been a great pleasure.

Thank You Very Much!


Last but not least the second rule: Be brief, clear and sharp (just like they tell you in wedding planner courses covering this subject), everybody has heard enough, and want to have a drink :-) Succes with chosing other proper special vote of thanks examples:

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