Our Team of Event Planners

A talented and experienced team based in Macau.

Our team of event planners in Macau

A talented and diverse team of event managers from East to West: China, Italy, Portugal, Vietnam and UK.
Certified Meeting Professional Bruno Simoes

Bruno Simões 潘俊安


Executive Director, Partner

Bruno has been working in the MICE industry since 1997. Armed with over 11 years of experience, he has held different positions in the events business: as buyer, supplier and organizer. Bruno first arrived in Macau in 1993. His experience includes 15 months as events coordinator at the Macau‘s Handover Ceremony Coordination Office (2,500 delegates & 3,000 media persons) and two years as executive for marketing & PR at the Macau Trade & Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM). Bruno is a CMP (Certified Meeting Professional), he managed the IAPCO’ Seminar on Professional Congress Organization in Switzerland, graduated in Business Administration (1993) and has an MBA in Strategic Marketing (1996).


Event Manager Adriana Cabral

Adriana Cabral

General Manager, Partner

Adriana has been part of smallWORLD Experience since its doors opened to the world. She is involved in all major projects produced and managed by the company. Adriana excels in project management and special events. Her preference lies in the management of challenging and creative projects from the very outset! 
Adriana grew up in Macau and went on to study in the UK where she graduated in Design in 2006.
Her vision has no limits, combining all her experience in events management that vary from team building activities to gala dinners, production, themed parties, and much more, with her design background, you sure will have a memorable event!

Event Planner Cody Cao

Cody Cao 曹雷

Operations Manager, Partner

Cody organizes an average of 50 events per year, which means that since he started working with smallWORLD he has organized and worked on hundreds of events – team building activities, gala dinners and production for other types of events. Group sizes also vary from 10 to 5,000 people.
Cody is originally from Jilin province in Northern China but has been living in Macau since 2007. In 2011, before graduating in International Tourism Management from Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) he joined smallWORLD Experience.

Event Planner Micaela Carvalho

Micaela Carvalho

Project Manager

Micaela is based in Macau, working for smallWORLD since 2016, but has been travelling to China, Vietnam and Hong Kong regularly to implement and organize events together with our local colleagues.
She is very communicative and entertaining and she loves to interact with clients! Working in the events and tourism industry is her professional passion, which translates to her work ethic at smallWORLD events!
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. 

Naija 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 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!

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.


Event Planner Micaela Carvalho

Ana Marques

Senior Project Manager

Ana knows our programs and Macau’s corners like the back of her hand, you will for sure be in good hands with her taking care your event! In smallWORLD Experience Ana is our operational master, creativity and a professional attitude are her most strong characteristics.
Ana arrived in Macau in January 2010 by a European Union traineeship program. She fell in love with the city and has been here ever since! Most recently Ana added to her CV a certification in “AH&LEI Managing Hospitality Human Resources” and she is also a CMP –  Certified Meeting Professional.
Back in Portugal, her home country, she worked has a travel agent, and in her neighbour country Spain, she worked has a museum guide and congresses host.

Event Planner Claudia Teppati

Claudia Teppati

Project Manager

Claudia has been working with smallWORLD Experience since 2015 She successfully organized several events in different fields such as conventions, exhibitions, gala dinners, fashion shows, incentive travels and team buildings.
Claudia has been living in Macau since 2014. She graduated in Tourism Management at IULM University in Italy and has five years of experience has a PCO (Professional Congress Organizer) working for an Events Management and PR company in Milan. In Asia Claudia worked for a DMC (Destination Management Company) in Hong Kong before moving to Macau.

Druming Facilitator and Event Planner Peter Bartusek

Peter Bartusek

Drumming Facilitator

Peter is smallWORLD’s main drumming facilitator since 2013, but he also works as an AV Technician and casino croupier!
He is the ultimate multi-tasking force at our company, famous for his many skills in several areas and countries, from photographer in Greece and Portugal, to farmer in England and France, and Chemist in Hungary.
Peter’s enthusiasm and knowledge vary from one field to the other, turning him into an expert of all areas he operates in. He has been a music enthusiast since his childhood, having had drumming classes when he was a kid. However, it was in Macau that Peter found smallWORLD and Human Rhythms, joined the team and started to work as one of our main instructors in this area he loves so much music!

Jandira Silva Office Manager

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.

3D Designer Mei Mei

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!

3D Designer Mei Mei

Mei Mei 胡燕梅

3D Design

Mei Mei has been working with smallWORLD Experience since 2015 and she’s the 3D designer of our team.
She studied MICE design in the Chengdu Academy of fine Arts, in China’s Sichuan Province, and her specialities are master drawing and technical drawing. Mei Mei has experience working for showrooms, stage design, exhibitions and home interior design.

 Graphic Designer Jelena De Spain

Jelena De Spain

Graphic Designer

Originally from Croatia but living in Macau for many years, Jelena has been working with smallWORLD since 2015 as a graphic designer.
She studied in the United States and has a Bachelor’s degree in business marketing and an Associate’s degree in graphic design. Furthermore, Jelena is passionate about art, design, photography, cooking, and healthy living. Most of all she uses her skills in art and design to bring creativity and fresh ideas into smallWORLD’s projects.