If you’ve set up a meeting and know that you’ll talk to someone soon, you may want to include “talk to you then” in an email.
Although, is it really the best phrase to use in formal writing?
Luckily, this article is here to answer that question. We’ll also provide some alternatives to help you keep things interesting.
Is It Formal to Say “Talk to You Then”?
It is formal to say “talk to you then.” It works well in professional emails after you’ve arranged to meet with someone.
Generally, you’ll use it after setting up a meeting with a client or a group of employees. It shows that you plan to talk to them again once the meeting takes place.
Here’s an example to show you how it works:
I’m glad we could sort this meeting time out.
Talk to you then,
- It’s polite and works as an email closer.
- It’s a great way to say farewell after setting up a meeting.
- It’s fairly generic.
- It doesn’t make you sound particularly excited about the meeting.
“Talk to you then” is certainly a good option for an email closer. However, it’s not the only one. It’s worth having a few ready to go to keep things interesting for your recipients.
Keep reading to see how to say “talk to you then” professionally. You can also refer to our business email examples under each section to learn more about each synonym.
What to Say Instead of “Talk to You Then”
- See you then
- See you at the meeting
- Talk more at the meeting
- We’ll talk again at the meeting
- We’ll discuss this more
- I will see you soon
- I look forward to talking to you then
- Looking forward to talking more about this
- I look forward to the meeting
1. See You Then
Another way to say “talk to you then” is “see you then.” It’s a useful synonym for most professional emails because it shows that you’ll see someone at a specified time.
For instance, let’s assume you’ve set up a meeting with someone.
You can close an email with “see you then” to show that you’re excited about the meeting plans.
“Then” refers to the time the meeting is set for. So, it works well when emailing employees if you’re looking to meet with them to discuss something soon.
Perhaps this email example will also help you:
Thank you so much for getting this sorted out for us. We look forward to hearing what you have to say.
See you then,
2. See You at the Meeting
You can write “see you at the meeting” instead of “talk to you then” to keep things interesting. It only works when you’ve already set a meeting date.
However, if you’ve confirmed a meeting, this phrase is a great way to close an email. We highly recommend using it when emailing clients.
It shows you’re confident that the meeting will go well. It’s also useful to imply that you’re happy to meet with someone and hear what they have to say.
Check out this email sample to see how it works:
Dear Mrs. Blackman,
I appreciate everything you’ve shown us so far. I expect big things from you during the presentation.
See you at the meeting,
3. Talk More at the Meeting
Another way to say “talk to you then” is “talk more at the meeting.” It’s a great alternative to “talk to you then” because it shows you have planned a meeting and know what to expect from it.
If you say “talk more,” it implies you know what you’ll say at the meeting. This is great to use when you already have a topic of discussion that you want to share with somebody.
Why not review the following example as well:
Thank you so much for this information. It will be good to hear more of your ideas.
Talk more at the meeting,
4. We’ll Talk Again at the Meeting
You may also write “we’ll talk again at the meeting” once you’ve planned a date and time.
It shows you’re keen to hear from someone during a meeting without sounding overly excited.
We highly recommend using this in more professional instances. For example, you can use it when emailing applicants who might be meeting with your company to see what positions you have to offer them.
Here’s a great sample email if you’re still unsure:
I will let you know when I have more information about this. For now, please bear with me.
We’ll talk again at the meeting,
5. We’ll Discuss This More
“We’ll discuss this more” is a great alternative to “talk to you then.” It shows you have a plan for an upcoming meeting.
Generally, if you say “discuss this,” it relates to whatever you’re speaking about in your email. It lets the recipient know that you plan to bring a topic up again.
We recommend it when emailing clients. It shows you have a plan that might be suitable for them once you start your meeting.
This email example will also clear things up:
I appreciate what you’re trying to do here. However, I don’t think it’s going to help us at this time.
We’ll discuss this more,
6. I Will See You Soon
You can also go for a slightly more friendly alternative to “talk to you then.” Something like “I will see you soon” goes a long way in many professional cases.
It’s worth using when emailing coworkers. It shows that you respect and value your colleague’s time. It also implies that you’re happy to meet with them soon to discuss specific matters.
Here’s a great sample email to help you:
You should be able to come up with a way out of this. I trust that you’ll have a good system in place.
I will see you soon,
7. I Look Forward to Talking to You Then
Instead of “talk to you then,” you can use the slightly more long-winded phrase “I look forward to talking to you then.”
It helps you to mix things up in your formal emails when talking to clients.
Let’s say you’ve set up a meeting with a client. You already have the venue, date, and time planned out, and that’s a good start!
After that, you should email your client to show them you’re excited about the meeting. This phrase is a great way to do so without sounding over the top or too conversational.
You should also review the following email example:
Dear Mrs. Kingston,
Thank you for choosing me to complete this assignment. I’m so excited to share my presentation with you.
I look forward to talking to you then,
8. Looking Forward to Talking More About This
We also like saying “looking forward to talking more about this” at the end of our emails. So, you might find it quite useful, too, when retaining a professional tone.
It shows you’re excited to discuss something further. Generally, this relates to what you mentioned in your email conversation with an employee.
You might use it to email employees if you have something important to share with them. “About this” shows that whatever you discuss will relate to your email.
Don’t forget to review this example:
I have a few ideas that I think you’ll be interested in. Please let me know when you’re ready to meet.
Looking forward to talking more about this,
9. I Look Forward to the Meeting
Finally, you can try using “I look forward to the meeting” instead of “talk to you then.” It’s a simple phrase showing excitement to get to know someone.
It works best when setting up your first meeting with a client. It’s a simple yet professional alternative showing you’re happy and willing to learn from someone.
Also, since it’s your first meeting with a client, focusing on your first impression is good. You’ll want it to be good to ensure the client sticks around in the future.
Check out this sample email as well:
Dear Mr. Duncan,
I’m so glad we could sort out a date for this meeting. I have so many ideas to share with you.
I look forward to the meeting,