祝词在商务宴会中较为普遍，一般属于礼节性的讲话，但好的祝词对商务交谈的顺利进行和衬托整个现场气氛都是非常重要的。请看下面的这个例子： (来源：英语麦当劳 http://www.EnglishCN.com)
Mr. Vice President,
Our American friends,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
On behalf of all the members of our mission, I would like to express our sincere thanks to you for inviting us to such an marvelous Christmas party.
We really enjoyed the delicious food and excellent wine. Also, the music was perfect. I enjoyed meeting and talking to you, and sharing the time together. As we say, well begin is half done. I hope we will be able to maintain this good relationship and make next year another great one together.
Thank you again for the wonderful part, we had a great time.
In closing, I would like to invite you to join me in a toast.
To the health of Mr. Vice President,
To the health of our American friends,
To the health of My colleagues, and
To all the ladies and gentlemen present here