Report from the Mercedes Benz Japan Cup After-Party 2017
@ Mercedes-Benz Connection

Photos: Clas Bystedt

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Mercedes-Benz Connection
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Venue entrance, literally UPSTAIRS.
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Well staffed reception desk.
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Sayoko Shimosegawa and Joachim Hinne promote our beer sponsor Warsteiner while Aron Kremer goes for the red stuff.
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The party, held at Mercedes-Benz Connection, attended by about 90 players and their significant others, sponsors and representatives for the title-sponsors, Mercedes-Benz and Cole Haan.
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Task-force member Erik Ullner opens the proceedings as MC for the evening.
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Stefan Albrecht, CFO of Mercedes-Benz Japan and Paul Kezin, Vice President of Cole Haan make opening remarks on behalf of the title sponsors.
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Stefan Albrecht introduces the Manager of MB Connection, Hiroya Okuno.
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Kiyo Weiss of Platinum sponsor Air Canada makes the kampai speech.
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Father and son Tilot.
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Enjoying the drinks.
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Hiroaki Nagahara (left) of Platinum sponsor Finnair deserves some food from the delicious buffet.
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Veli Solehmainen and Yumi Matsuo enjoying the food.
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Thumbs up for a good party!
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MC Erik Ullner takes time to enjoy the food.
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Kiyo Weiss with Paul Kezin, share the Canadian connection.
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Enjoying food and sharing stories.
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Task-force member Joachim Hinne has a weak spot for his home town beer, enjoying it with Nagisa To.
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John Hamaguchi with Mieko Mizuno and Rie Yamasaki.
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Friendly skies; Air Canada's Kiyo Weiss with United's Fumiyoshi Shoji. Both Platinum sponsors.
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We had about 15% female players at the tournament but 50% at the After-Party. Perhaps ladies like partying more than golf...
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Men like both beer and golf...seems like Sid Lloyd has two mouths...
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Finally the Cole Haan reception ladies have time to get something to eat.
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MC Erik Ullner gives the word to Paul Kezin for the Cole haan drawings. Assisted by Mie Fushimi (right) and 'Lucky Lady' Jody Pang of CCCJ.
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The first winner in the Cole Haan drawing, Nagisa To.
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The second winner in the Cole Haan drawing, Yuko Takaesu.
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The third winner in the Cole Haan drawing, Rie Yamasaki.
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The fourth winner in the Cole Haan drawing, Sharon Roth .
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The final winner in the Cole Haan drawing, Naoe Nishino.
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Nokia was well represented also at the After-Party.
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MC Erik Ullner gives the word for a 'Thank you' speach to Philip Deane, individual winner.
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Philips pals appreciate his dedication.
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