About Our Team

A talented and experienced team based in China

Our Event Managers Team in Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland China

A talented and diverse team of event planners from East to West: China, Italy, Portugal, Vietnam and UK.

Bruno Simões 潘俊安

CMP

Executive Director

Bruno has been working in the MICE industry since 1997 and in Macau for more than 11 years. He has been involved with all segments of the event business namely as a buyer, supplier and as an organizer itself. Bruno first arrived in Macau in 1993 where he worked as a Marketing & PR executive at the Macau Trade & Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM). He later served as an Events Coordinator for the Macau‘s Handover Ceremony Coordination Office where he successfully dealt with 2,500 delegates and 3,000 media and press agents. Bruno has a degree in Business Administration (1993) and an MBA in Strategic Marketing (1996). He is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and completed IAPCO’ Seminar on Professional Congress Organization in Switzerland.

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Adriana Cabral

General Manager, Partner

Adriana has been at smallWORLD since day one and has been involved in all major projects produced and managed by the company. Adriana excels in project management and above all enjoys managing challenging and creative projects from start to end. Adriana grew up in Macau and studied in the UK where she obtained a degree in Design.

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Cody Cao 曹雷

Operations Manager, Partner

Cody joined the company in 2011 before his graduation from Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) with an International Tourism Management degree. Originally from the Jilin province in Northern China he has been living in Macau since 2007. Cody has also worked at Koelnmesse as a Project Assistant for Macau’s International Environment Cooperation Forum & Exhibition (MIECF) 2011.

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Micaela Carvalho

Project Manager

Micaela graduated in Tourism in 2013 and has a master degree in Hotel Management.
Before coming to Macau she worked as a facilitator in Campo Aventura Resort (a summer camp) in Portugal and in a hotel in Brazil  – Vila Galé Marés.Her main traits are  communicative and entertaining. Interacting with the clients is what she loves to do. Work in events is one of her passions as well as touristic animation.

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Najia Zhao 赵唯淞

Events Executive 

After graduating in Tourism Business Management from the Institute for Tourism Studies of Macau, Najia worked on the Guest Contact Centre department at the Grand Hyatt Macau and, after that, has been a part of our team at smallWORLD Experience since 2017.
Najia is originally from Dalian City, Liaoning province in the North China. She is outgoing and has a lot of experience working directly with guests, which means that she complements our team and services perfectly!

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Luis Bento

AV Manager

Luís’ nickname is “The Problem Solver”. Soon after arriving in Macau in 2013 Luis and smallWORLD partnered up for AV Production, sharing equipment and know-how.
Luis is a professional musician since 1988 and features more than 3,000 shows and productions! He is also a music teacher since 1995 and, since arriving in Macau that Luis is works has an AV Manager and Sound Operator.
He came to Macau in 2013 as a band leader for a six months season in Hard Rock Café Macau, but ended up staying until today.
Today Luís is keeping is three main activities: AV Management, Performer and Teacher. 

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Ana Marques, CMP

Senior Project Manager

Ana is smallWORLD’s operational master! Creativity and professional attitude are her strong characteristics. Ana arrived in Macau in January 2010; brought by the EU funded traineeship programme; and fall in love with the region and events business. She’s been working for smallWORLD ever since.

Ana’s former working experience included museum guide and congresses host in Spain and a first job at a Portuguese Travel Agency. Ana graduated in Tourism Management in Portugal in 2005 and recently became a Certified Meeting Professional.

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Claudia Teppati

Project Manager

Claudia is living in Macau since 2014. She graduated in Tourism Management at IULM University in Italy. She has five years of experience as PCO (Professional Congress Organizer) for an Events Management and PR company in Milan. Also worked for a DMC (Destination Management Company) in Hong Kong when she moved there in 2012. She successfully planned numerous events in different fields such as conventions, exhibitions, gala dinners, fashion shows, incentive travel and team building.

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Peter Bartusek

Drumming Facilitator

Peter is our main drumming facilitator but also AV technician and a casino croupier. He is the ultimate Jack of all trades at smallWORLD Experience. Peter has numerous talents and his experience spreads over many countries. He was a photographer in Greece and Portugal, a DIY farmer in England and France and a chemist in Hungary.
His enthusiasm for music and rhythms started in childhood during drumming classes in Hungary but Peter has found a home in Macau with the Human Rhythms teams and smallWORLD.

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Jandira Silva

Office Manager

Jandira joined our smallWORLD Team in 2018, bringing to the table all her administrative and organization skills and her happy and singing personality!
Jandira is originally from Brazil, where she studied business administration and worked has a secretary for 8 years. She then went to Portugal to work as a singer, her passion, but also worked in a Training School in her neighbourhood.
She then went to the UK to work has a full time singer, and in 2015 she came to Macau to continue her singing career on the other side of the world.

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Chloe Zhu 朱靖仪

Administrative Assistant

Chloe studied Tourism at the University of Zhuhai. She has experience in the tourism industry by working for China Travel Services before entering smallWORLD Experience at the Summer of 2018.
Chloe is a music and arts enthusiast, she enjoys being involved in activities that stimulate her inner artist.
smallWORLD Experience is her most recent adventure and we are happy that Chloe brings to the team her cheerful personality!

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Mei Mei 胡燕梅

3D Designer

Meimei is the 3D designer in the design team, specialized in master drawing and construction drawing. She studied MICE design in university. She has working experience on master and construction drawings of showroom, Stage and Exhibition, much as tooling and home interior design.

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