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 planners from East to West: China, Hong Kong, Italy, Portugal...

Bruno Simões 潘俊安, CMP

Bruno Simões 潘俊安, CMP

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).

Ana Marques, CMP, DES

Ana Marques, CMP, DES

General 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 of 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) and Digital Events Specialist (DES).
Back in Portugal, her home country, she worked as a travel agent, and in her neighbour country Spain, she worked as a museum guide and congresses host.

May Guan 关月明

May Guan 关月明

Project Manager

Since 2020 May has embraced digital events and hosted 100+ events. May works with smallWORLD since 2011. She has been working as a wine market consultant for more than 10 years but also as a magazine editor, event manager, PR consultant, land Master of Ceremonies. May has large experience in copywriting, translation, graphic and website design, video editing, networking, social media, and event organizing, especially for clients targeting audiences in Mainland China. Originally from Guangzhou, she graduated in Communication & Public Relations from Auckland University of Technology.

Cody Cao 曹雷

Cody Cao 曹雷

Project Manager

Cody organizes an average of 50 events per year. 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. In 2018 Cody became a partner in smallWORLD, and his focus is on operations management and facilitating events. 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.

Jupiter Ku 古嘉惠

Jupiter Ku 古嘉惠

Facilitator

Jupiter, born and raised in Hong Kong, with 23 years of experience working on the travel industry and she loves what she does! Jupiter is passionate about businesses that allow her to interact with people, especially outdoor activities. This gives her the opportunity to meet new people with an open mind like her, energetic, fun and interactive. Working with smallWORLD Experience since 2018, Jupiter came to complement our team with her skills and experience.

Chloe Zhu 朱靖仪

Chloe Zhu 朱靖仪

Office Manager

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!

Luis Bento

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.

Miguel Neves

Miguel Neves

Marketing Manager

Right after arriving in Macau in October 2015, he started to collaborate with smallWORLD Experience in the Events team. Passionate about music, technology and sports, plus with a Hospitality & Events professional background, it was easy for him to integrate the smallWORLD Drumming Core Team as Doun Doun player. Currently, Miguel is responsible for the Digital Marketing, process automation and CMS.

Susana Muñoz

Susana Muñoz

Facilitator

Susana has more than 18 years of experience working in the public and private sectors in international business development, economic and market analysis, and intercultural training. Living in Hong Kong since 2012, Susana specializes in providing advice for Chinese investors, business and market intelligence, and cross-cultural communication for international business. She is also the President of the Mexican Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong for the period 2020 - 2022 and Advisor for the EMBA program of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Susana speaks English, Mandarin and some Cantonese.

Claudia Teppati

Claudia Teppati

Facilitator

Claudia has been delivering successful Virtual Team Building since March 2020. Claudia has been working with smallWORLD Experience since 2015 Claudia successfully organized 50+ 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 as 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.

José Pinto

José Pinto

Facilitator

José has 18 years of hospitality experience working in organization development and specialized in resilience at individual, team and organization level. His focus is to improve customer and employee satisfaction while reducing operating costs and increasing revenue. In 2011, José joined the Macau's integrated resort Sands China to work on Conrad and Hilton's hotel training and simulation pre-openings. In 2014, José led a team of practitioners working on operational excellence, value stream improvements, workplace evolutions (5s method) and Occupational Health and Safety with significant savings and operational improvements.

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