Event Frequently Asked Questions
Most frequent questions and answers
Even though event planning can be difficult and stressful, leaving it in the hands of a professional means hiring an event planner. After that, you may unwind knowing that every contingency will be covered and that your event will be planned, organized, and executed with meticulous attention to every last detail and accuracy. Asking detailed inquiries is crucial when selecting an event planner. You must be fully aware of the entire event planning procedure and know exactly how your funds will be used.
SAM INSPIRE are experts in event planning. To ensure that events are effectively coordinated and that clients are satisfied, we constantly communicate with venue management, suppliers, and vendors. To ensure you get the best service possible, we’ve included some frequently asked questions in our event planning FAQ for event planners (along with our answers) as following.
What are SAM INSPIRE areas of expertise?
Our backgrounds are from Destination Management Company (DMC) which provided M.I.C.E. services (Meeting, Incentive, Convention/Conference, Event/Exhibition). While the market demand for Cambodia is mostly on Meeting, Conference and Incentive, therefore these travel related sections are our master. Nevertheless, we have a section on our SAM INSPIRE website that you can navigate to is OUR EXPERTISED SERVICES, we have listed. For other concerns, please drop us a link for humanized support.
Why Choosing SAM INSPIRE As Your Local Event Support In Siem Reap?
SAM INSPIRE is the only specialized travel and event consultancy based in SIEM REAP, ANGKOR while most other event companies located in Phnom Penh, 314 km from Siem Reap. SAM INSPIRE is a small boutique company, mostly all events are managed by the owner, Sam which is a big plus to make sure the events are executed smoothly and timely without cross-checking and approving from many steps. SAM INSPIRE mission is not just to complete the event successfully but create a memorable experiences for both participants and the organizers.
How To Get To Your Hotel / Event Venue From The Airport?
With SAM INSPIRE Meet and Greet services, we will arrange a welcome guide or escort in addition to our driver. The welcome person will have the welcome sign to meet and greet you right at the terminal exit door where you already get warm hospitality to the destination of your events. There is a taxi association at any airports where you can easily rent a van taxi, sedan taxi, motorcycle taxi, tuk tuk taxi from 15$ to 5$ per vehicle with driver per way (prices for Siem Reap before the new airport operating, upto 16 October 2023). When the new Siem Reap Angkor International Airport opened from mid October 2023. You are expected to pay Car sedan/Suv: 40$, Van: 50$, Mini-coach (20 seats): 70$ and Coach (40 seats): 90$, all prices per way.
Is Visa Needed For Traveling To Cambodia?
For the citizen of ASEAN member countries, you are offered a 30-day free visa, travellers from other countries can easily get a Visa on Arrival (VOA) at any airport for only USD 30 or apply online for an Evisa following the directions on the website here. If you apply for an Evisa, you must pay USD 36. Visit the official evisa website for more. With SAM INSPIRE to run the logistics for your event, we can also arrange a Fast Track Imigration Service where all the participants just grab their luggage and get escorted to come out seamlessly. All the visa and immigration tasks will be done by the officers on your behalf.
What local destinations Are The Best For Event?
There are three main destinations featured on the travel and event list in Cambodia. Phnom Penh, the capital, commercial and core administrative city in Cambodia is the hub for event with extensive of venue choices and access to many event and AVL suppliers. However, Phnom Penh is just another city to anywhere in the world, while SIEM REAP home to the World Heritage Site of Angkor temples complex is the true destination to tell where your event are happening in Cambodia. The third destination is the coastal area with KEP and Sihanoukville. However, event facility and companies are very limited where you have to charter from Phnom Penh mostly.
What Are The Available Venues In Siem Reap?
There are only hotel-based conference space in Siem Reap. Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra by Accor is the only International Five-star hotel that has capacity up to 400 seat in Theatre or 200 seats in Classroom. For local local there quite a number of hotels to cater to your need and style. For instance, Sokha Siem Reap Convention Center could accommodate up to over 3500 seats in Theatre and over 1000 seats in Classroom. There are not all, leave us a message, will send you all the hotel and event venue fact sheet.