Written by Bryson "Boom" Paul
Thirty-four fabulous women from business, politics, media, and entertainment industries gathered for Tene Nicole, Marketing and Public Relations 3nd Annual Support Your Girlfriends Empowerment Retreat at the Moon Palace Resort in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.
The five days, four-night power-packed experience, themed “Let’s Reflect Together,” was fueled by curated programming that inspired, supported, celebrated and empowered the women in attendance.
“My key takeaway from the SYG retreat is no matter where you are in life, when you have a strong sisterhood of supportive women, you can conquer anything! It will be a forever memorable experience in my life!” exclaimed Jewell Flint, SYG first-time attendee.
● Power Beach Workouts by Jennifer Williams powered by All Day Alba (workout gear)
● The Power of Personal Branding by GOOGLE Digital Coach Sandra Garcia-Lowery
● Get Hydrated Beach Day Party sponsored by Urban Hydration CEO Psyche Terry
● Private Yacht Outing: “Level Up” sponsored by Media Mogul Yandy Smith-Harris
● Pow(H)er Dinner: What’s Your Big Ask hosted by Author Lucinda Cross
● Finale Dinner: An Intimate Time For Reflection hosted by Activist Tamika Mallory
Attendees were encouraged, via event partner Accelerate for GOOGLE, to capture and chronicle their experiences via photography. Decor, content, and design elements were executed by Angelic Linen, CEO of My Angelic Creations and Arion Jamerson of Artfully Made Designs. Additionally, each guest received a welcome gift basket with a host of beauty, hair, skincare, apparel, and accessories sponsored by over 30 brand sponsors which included: Call Me Ambam, Bailey Shea, Battle Balm, ConditionHER, BEA BEV, Bubbles + Butter, Gold Gollagen, Cricket, HanHoo, Happy Curls Happy Girls, Her Hair Is Everything, Health Priority, Luxe Odette, Margeaux Priestly, MiliMili, Peace Love & Wine, Reo, Scent & Fire Candle Co., Shine, Soul Scribe Omaria, SPORTSHEETS, Stay Golden Cosmetics, The Ayars Agency, True Lemon, Vera, Urban SkinRX, Vava.Free, VIP Smiles, Vision Words and Tapn Clothing.
“The mission of the retreat was to give women a relaxing environment and platform to connect, build and foster relationships that will translate into a lifelong support system and sisterhood,” said Tené Nícole Founder Nikkia McClain.
“It’s a blessing to see my vision shine a beacon of light into the lives of so many amazing women!”