Thompson Rivers University

900 McGill Rd Kamloops, BC
Host your next event in Kamloops, British Columbia at Thompson Rivers University, located in the South Central Okanagan. Thompson Rivers University features meeting and banquet rooms, horticultural gardens, outdoor spaces, theatres, computer labs, a gymnasium as well as classrooms. It’s your all-in-one venue for Conferences, Conventions, Corporate Meetings, Training & Upgrading, Special Events, Weddings, Sport Groups, Arbitration & Legal Meetings, Government Meetings & Workshops, Religious Conferences and Trade Shows. Thompson Rivers University is well equipped to host a variety of events from small community retreats and workshops to large scale national and corporate events. We offer competitive rates, on-site catering, and an assortment of accommodations at Residence & Conference Centre Kamloops. Many of our meeting rooms enjoy natural light and individual temperature control. Our Elegant Grand Hall and newly completed Mountain Room features sound and lighting systems which will enable you to create an atmosphere that complements the mood of the occasion. Whether you are holding a small meeting or need to host a large group, the TRU Conference Centre can accommodate you. Our facilities are designed with comfort and convenience in mind. Over 30,000 square feet of meeting and convention space; • Capacity to accommodate up to 1,000 guests • 12 unique meeting and function rooms plus campus classrooms, lecture theatres & computer labs • New 200 person Mountain Room features a retractable glass wall and patio that overlooks campus • State of the art lecture theatre - seats 300. • Audio-visual rental equipment and services available • High speed, wireless internet access in all meeting rooms • Professional Sales & Catering staff at your service Our catering team has created a delectible menu with an abundance of options to choose from for your event. Our menus are created with dietary considerations and varying price points to best accommodate your event. With a variety of international dishes, standard menus and some unique offerings, you are sure to find the perfect dishes to suit your event. If you have a specific theme or meal in mind, our Executive Chef, Trevor Bisson, will work with you to create the perfect menu to delight your guests. Our Residences are the perfect solution to housing your attendees or guests. The 11 story building overlooks the city of kamloops with stunning views of the Thompson Rivers and downtown core. Our facility has 8 beautiful loft suites, located on the 11th floor that run year round, and 575 beds available in suite style rooms (1, 2 or 4 bedroom suites) that are available from May to August. Each suite includes private bedrooms (1, 2 or 4) with double beds, a private bathroom (2 included in four bedroom suites) as well as a kitchenette equipped with a full size refrigerator and microwave. All guest rooms offer high-speed internet access, freel local calls and air-conditioning. In addition we provide a complimentary continental breakfast and on-site parking to all of our guests. We are happy to offer room blocks and cometitive rates for group bookings. With the convenience of being located just a quick minutes walk from the TRU Conference Centre, this is the ideal location for your guests to stay while attending your conference or event. Our Conference Services Team will ensure that each detail is carefully reviewed and executed, making your event the best it can be. We look forward to making your event a true success!
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Event Spaces
Alpine Room
Barber Centre
Classroom
Executive Centre
Grand Hall
Mountain Room
Summit Room
The Terrace
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Amenities
  • Air Conditioned
  • Cafeteria/Snack Bar Available
  • Data Port on Guest Room Phone
  • Designated Bus Loading Area
  • Fitness Center
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Guest Washer/Dryer
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • High Speed Internet
  • Non-Smoking
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Pets Allowed
  • Sporting/Recreational Facilities
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, Mastercard, American Express
  • Facility Location Setting: Our location at the heart of Kamloops provides your guests easy access to many of Kamloops' hidden gems, shopping and outdoor activities. 5 -10 minutes drive in any direction will take you to malls, restaurants, entertainment and outdoor adventures.
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 1000
  • Nearest Airport: 9-16 km
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: Less than 2 km
  • Nearest Public Transportation: Less than 2 km
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 30
  • Number of On-Site Restaurants: 9
  • Number of Suites: 575
  • Parking: Parking Open Lot On-site
  • Proximity of Nearest Ski Area: 18-50 km
  • Proximity of Neighboring Golf Course: 2-8 km
  • Total Exhibit Space (Square Meters): 14,100
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Meters): 30,000
  • Year Built: 1993
Kamloops, BC  
Capacity: 500
$79 per person
$145-$350 per event
Welcome to the South Thompson Inn & Conference Centre. Quietly nestled on 55 scenic acres stretching from the banks of the South Thompson River to the sage covered hills of the Thompson valley, The South Thompson Inn & Conference Centre has something for everyone. With 7 functional meeting rooms and acres of manicured greens and patio space, The South Thompson Inn is the ideal venue for meetings, retreats, conferences, weddings and special events of all kinds. We pride ourselves on offering premier accommodation and exceptional guest service.
Kelowna, BC  
Capacity: 150
$29.95-$199 per person
$3,000 per event
Welcome to Lake Okanagan Resort. Experience one mile of lakefront beauty and 300 acres recreation, boasting a vacation destination with accommodations for families, retreats, meetings, weddings, and romantic getaways. Lake Okanagan Resort, a four season vacation experience just moments away from Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
Kelowna, BC  
Capacity: 170
$33 per person
$250-$800 per event
Sunset Ranch is the ideal location for your event! Our location is beautiful, the food is amazing and the service is outstanding! With views of Sunset Ranch Golf Course and the Okanagan Valley, you are sure to be impressed. Our newly renovated dining room now features a stunning brick wall and a high quality Audio/Video system. Our dining room can comfortably seat 120 people up to a maximum of 170. The room offers a built in dance floor and privacy from the golf course.
Kelowna, BC  
Capacity: 350
$15.25-$48.50 per person
Whatever your event, guarantee its success by putting the details in the hands of our experienced team. We are committed to providing a high standard of service, fresh cuisine and a warm and elegant setting to you and your guests. There are a number of rooms to choose from in our clubhouse. Whether your event is an intimate gathering or a larger celebration, we can offer the perfect setting. Our full-service facilities and professional staff cater to wedding receptions, golf tournaments, Christmas parties, birthday dinners, anniversary dinners, cocktail receptions, business meetings and trade shows.
Summerland, BC  
Capacity: 120
$11 per person
$1,200-$1,800 per event
Summerland Waterfront Resort & Spa is set on a secluded stretch of Lake Okanagan shoreline, 40 minutes south of Kelowna in BC’s Okanagan wine country. Accommodating events up to 120 people, Summerland offers the perfect backdrop for your gathering. The resort features 115 condo style suites with outdoor pool, hot tubs, boat rentals, day spa and neighbouring Local Lounge • Grille. Its atmosphere makes for a great place to bring your guests together under one roof to celebrate your special day. Summerland Waterfront Resort & Spa wedding coordinators partner with the best caterers and wedding vendors in the area to ensure your wedding is seamless and worry-free.
Kamloops, BC  
Capacity: 199
$11-$42 per person
A wedding at The Dunes Golf Course, Kamloops sets a new standard in romantic elegance. From bridal showers at afternoon tea to martini nights and golf outings for the gentlemen, we offer a breathtaking wedding venue and comprehensive wedding services for uniquely perfect celebrations. Come experience the lap of luxury, reasonably priced. The Dunes Golf Course Clubhouse is comprised of professional staff members that pride themselves on unparalleled attention to detail and an unmatched standard of service excellence. Packages are designed to be straight forward and easy to understand without any surprises. Elegantly appointed, The Dunes Golf Course Clubhouse Grand Ballroom will accommodate 200 guests. Every seat in the Grand Ballroom come with exceptional panoramic views overlooking our award winning golf course and the splendor of the North Thompson region. Also included with the room is a spectacular patio ideal for group gatherings and socializing. Working with you or your wedding consultant, our on-site wedding professional will be your dedicated contact for all of your wedding planning needs while at The Dunes Golf Course.