Memo Examples


Memo is an abbreviation for memorandum. A memo is a brief, written communication, especially in a business setting.

Memos are used for "internal" communications within an organization. While they are considered "informal," they are formal in the sense that they are written and documented communication within the organization. Memos typically include the following sections:


In today's electronic world, emails within an organization have taken the place of memos that previously were typed out on paper.

Examples of Memo:

To: Department Chairs
From: Dr. Kerns, CEO
Date: March 13, 2016
Subject: Supplies Budgets
Please note that we have used more than 80% of the budgeted funds for office supplies for this fiscal year. We have over 3 months left in the fiscal year. Plan accordingly so that you do not overspend in this area. Please see me to discuss extenuating circumstances.

To: Mr. Harry Jones, Manager
From: Mr. Tanner Smith, Sales
Date: March 13, 2016
Subject: Resignation
Mr. Jones,
Please accept this as a two-week notice of my impending resignation from the company. I have enjoyed my time and the professional growth I have experienced with the company.

To: All Staff
From: Dr. Jeff Joyner, President
Date: March 13, 2016
Subject: Annual Company Picnic
The annual company picnic will be held at Memorial Park on May 27, 2016. The event will be catered by Fresh Air Barbeque, with desserts by Nancy's Sweet Things. Immediate family members are invited. Please plan to join us! RSVP with Mrs. Taylor by May 1, 2016.

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