Search Letters Formats Here

Formal Apology Email for Not Attending a Meeting (Sample)

Not attending a scheduled meeting, which you had committed to attend, is considered unprofessional in business. If you are not going to attend a meeting, then you ought to inform about the same well in advance so that other attendees can plan accordingly.

sample email of apology for not attending a meeting
Sometimes, you may have planned to attend the meeting, but due to an unavoidable emergency, you could not attend it.

In such a case, you should write an apology mail to other attendees intimating them the reasons because of which you were unable to attend.

Here is an example of an email apology for not attending a meeting.

(Apologizing a colleague for not attending a meeting)

Subject title of the email: Meeting with (Name)

Hello __________,

My sincere apologies for missing our meeting with (Name) scheduled on (Date) at (Time). I am very sorry for missing this important meeting and any inconvenience this might have caused you.

I was unable to attend the meeting due to an emergency. My daughter had a small accident while playing in the garden. I had to rush to the hospital. She is fine now.

I hope the meeting with (Name) went well. I am sure you must have done your best in conducting the meeting without my presence.

I would appreciate it if you could bring me up to date as to how the meeting went. Please also let me know any important action points that are expected of me.

Thank you!

(Your name)