30 Second Supplier Spotlight // Michelle from THE RETREAT

With a secluded and peaceful natural bush setting. Our private 1.5 hectare property offers a range self contained cabins and on site activities. Our entire accommodation layout has been designed to offer a sense of space and privacy


30 Seconds with Michelle from The Retreat

What’s your name? Michelle Carter

What's your Business name/Who do you work for? The Retreat Port Stephens

Your Nickname? Shell

What do you do? Manager

How long have you been doing it? 14 years

If you weren’t doing this, what would you be doing? Office Administration and Digital Marketing 

Best part of your job? Meeting so many wonderful Guests and Suppliers 

What are you binge watching at the moment? The Voice 

How do you have your coffee? White no sugar

Favourite beverage? Glass of Sav Blanc 

Favourite part of a wedding? Seeing the beautiful events all come together with the happy guests enjoying

What do you love most about weddings in Port Stephens? The Relaxed vibe of the area and the suppliers working together

Why do you love working with A Beautiful Occasion? Professional, Easy to communicate with and always do an amazing job with 100% effort every single time

You’re on a deserted island and you’re allowed to take three things, what are they and why?

  1. Swimmers - My Desert island has a stunning beach to enjoy

  2. Tanning Oil - I am like a solar panel and need to recharge in the sun 

  3. A good book to read and relax the mind

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