About Our Team

An experienced and talented team of event planners and corporate event experts in Vietnam

Our enthusiastic team of facilitators and team building conceptualizers are from Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland China

Our talented and diverse team of corporate event planners hail from East to West: China, Russia and Portugal.

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Adriana Cabral

General Manager

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.

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Bruno Simões, CMP

Executive Director

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).

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Cody Cao

Project Manager

Cody joined the company in 2011 even before his graduation in International Tourism Management from Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST).

Originally from Jilin province in Northern China, he has been living in Macau since 2007.

He has also worked at Koelnmesse as a project assistant for Macau’s International Environment Cooperation Forum & Exhibition (MIECF) 2011.

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Ana Marques, CMP

Operations 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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Micaela Carvalho

Events Executive

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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Raul Azevedo

Founder and Non-executive Director

Experience, Asia’s first experience company that launched the first integrated online and offline Experience Guide for Macau and Hong Kong in 2008.

He graduated in electronics and computer engineering in Oporto University, Portugal and 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.

Raul has moved with his family to Brazil and is a Director for the World’s largest music festival, Rock in Rio.

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Peter Bartusek

Drumming Facilitator

Peter is not just our main drumming facilitator but is also an AV technician and a casino croupier.

He is the ultimate multi-tasking force at smallWORLD Experience.

He is famous for his many skills in many countries, from being a photographer in Greece and Portugal, DIY and farmer expert in England and France to a chemist in Hungary.

His enthusiasm for music and rhythm started during his early childhood with drumming classes in Hungary but it was in Macau that he embarked on his musical journey by becoming associated with smallWORLD Experience and the Human Rhythms teams.

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