1. Despite indicates an illogical occurrence.
We had a good time despite the bad weather.
2. In spite of has the same meaning and usage as despite.
We had a good time in spite of the bad weather.
Carrer Success Tips
Be on time
Showing up late for work meetings is unprofessional and disrespectful to your colleagues. It is easy to take control of your schedule and be on time, and this is a simple thing you can do to create a positive lasting impression. One of my favorite college professors said, To be early is to be on time. To be on time is to be late. To be late is to be left.