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


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.


Ana Marques, CMP, DES

General 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.


Micaela Carvalho, DIS, CES

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.


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.


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.


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!