Event Report: IJBA 2023 Awardees Luncheon with Ambassador Cole

On December 12th, Ambassador Cole invited the 2023 Ireland Japan Business Awards winners to a special luncheon at his Residence in Tokyo.

Representatives and guests from each awardee: Druid Software, Whisk-e, Aerogen Japan, NEC Corporation, Hideki Nakamura and ermhoi, were gathered with IJCC President Yoshihiro Tsuchiya and Vice Presidents Aisling Barry and Sarah Hickey, Enterprise Ireland Japan Director Neil Cooney, IDA Ireland Marketing Executive Robert Nestor, Embassy of Ireland Tokyo Economic Counsellor Rory Conaty and Ambassador Cole for a casual get-together at lunchtime. Thank you again to Ambassador Cole for the opportunity to celebrate the awardees and their achievements in-person over a beautiful 3-course Christmas meal.

This private gathering gave awardees a chance to connect more closely with one another, continuing to strengthen the ties in the Ireland-Japan business community.

Congratulations again to all of our awardees and thank you for your continued contributions to both Ireland and Japan.