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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.
Event Manager Adriana Cabral

Adriana Cabral

General Manager, Partner

Adriana has been at smallWORLD since day one as event planner! She has been involved in all major projects produced and managed by the company. Most of all, Adriana excels in event 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.

Certified Meeting Professional Bruno Simoes

Bruno Simões, CMP

Executive Director

Bruno first arrived in Macau in 1993 and has lived and worked in Macau for more than 15 years.
He is a CMP (Certified Meeting Professional), Graduated in Business Administration (1993) and has an MBA in Strategic Marketing (1996). In addition, he is also a board member of China Chapter of SITE (Society for Incentive Travel Excellence) and secretary of SKAL International Macau (Travel Professional Organization).

Event Planner Cody Cao

Cody Cao

Operations Manager, Partner

Cody is in the company since 2011 before his graduation from Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST). He is graduated in International Tourism Management. 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.

Event Planner Micaela Carvalho

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.

Event Planner Claudia Teppati

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.

Event Planner Micaela Carvalho

Ana Marques

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.

3D Designer Mei Mei

Mei Mei

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.

Druming Facilitator and Event Planner Peter Bartusek

Peter Bartusek

Drumming Facilitator

Peter is our main drumming facilitator but also AV technician and even casino croupier. He is the ultimate multi-tasking force at smallWORLD Experience. He is famous for his many skills in many countries, from photographer in Greece and Portugal, DIY and farmer expert in England and France to chemist in Hungary. His enthusiasm for music and rhythms started since his childhood during drumming classes in Hungary but was in Macau that he found smallWORLD and Human Rhythms teams and started as a local facilitator.

 Graphic Designer Jelena De Spain

Jelena De Spain

Graphic Designer

Jelena is originally from Croatia, but has lived in Macau for many years. She is in 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 contribute creativity and fresh ideas to smallWORLD projects.

 Founder and Non-executive Director Raul Azevedo

Raul Azevedo

Founder and Non-executive Director

Raul Azevedo is the founder of smallWORLD® Experience, Asia’s first experience company that launched in 2008 the first integrated online and offline Experience Guide for Macau and Hong Kong.
He graduated in electronics and computer engineering in Oporto University, Portugal and aslo received an MBA degree from Rotterdam School of Management, Netherlands. We worked in several companies such as McKinsey & Company, SIC Television Group, A Vida é Bela and EFACEC.Also, Raul was the International Director of Rock in Rio for Latin America Expansion in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He then moved to New York to be the Vice President of Rock in Rio USA for Media and Sponsorships. He now lives in Lisbon, Portugal.