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Residence & Conference Centre - Kamloops

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Residence & Conference Centre - Kamloops

900 Mcgill
Kamloops, British Columbia V2C0C8
250-828-8999

1000Largest Group
30Meeting Rooms
575Overnight Guests
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  • Rotunda - Unique space for tradeshows, small performances & cocktail receptions.Rotunda - Unique space for tradeshows, small performances & cocktail receptions.
  • Full service catering available year round for all size groups.Full service catering available year round for all size groups.
  • Grand Hall - Ideal for banquets, conferences, meetings or special eventsGrand Hall - Ideal for banquets, conferences, meetings or special events
  • Mountain Room - Ideal for meetings, conference & special events. Private patio. Mountain Room - Ideal for meetings, conference & special events. Private patio.
  • Terrace Room - Ideal for meetings, special events, etc. Natural light.Terrace Room - Ideal for meetings, special events, etc. Natural light.
  • Executive Centre - 22 person boardroom, 2 breakouts, private balcony & lobbyExecutive Centre - 22 person boardroom, 2 breakouts, private balcony & lobby
  • Alpine Room - Private room ideal for meetings, workshops or seminars. Alpine Room - Private room ideal for meetings, workshops or seminars.
  • Summit Room - Idea for small meetings, workshops & seminars. Natural Light. Summit Room - Idea for small meetings, workshops & seminars. Natural Light.
  • Heroes - Ideal space for receptions or casual get-togethersHeroes - Ideal space for receptions or casual get-togethers
  • Barber Centre - State of the art, in-the-round lecture theatre. Barber Centre - State of the art, in-the-round lecture theatre.
  • Ideal for small meetings or receptions with stunning views of Kamloops. Ideal for small meetings or receptions with stunning views of Kamloops.
  • Panorama Room -  Available in 3 sections or one large room overlooking Kamloops.Panorama Room - Available in 3 sections or one large room overlooking Kamloops.
  • Suites offer kitchen, bathroom & living room areas. Stunning views of Kamloops.Suites offer kitchen, bathroom & living room areas. Stunning views of Kamloops.
  • Regular Suite BedroomRegular Suite Bedroom
  • Horticulture Gardens - Private outdoor space for receptions & special events.Horticulture Gardens - Private outdoor space for receptions & special events.


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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 location at the heart of Kamloops provides your guests easy access to many of Kamloops' hidden gems, shopping and outdoor activities. The Tournament Capital Centre is a short 3-5 minute walk from our facility and includes an olympic sized pool, sauna, hot tubs, kids pool, fitness centre, indoor track, outdoor track & field spaces, etc. Within a 5 minute drive in any direction, there are malls, shopping centres, retail outlets, a plethora of restaurants varying in international and local cuisine, entertainment venues, the newly opened Cascades Casino and gyms. There is also an abundance of outdoor opportunities such as Kenna Cartwright Park with over 40 kilometers of meandering trails, Thompson Park with family friendly beach access and playgrounds, Pioneer Park which is a dog friendly beach access park, and Petersen Creek with another 30 kilometers of trails as well as day use areas and the beautiful "Bridal Veil" falls; all within a 5-8 minute drive.   

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!

Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
Sun Peaks - 45 minutes
Kelowna - 2.5 hours
Vernon - 1.5 hours
Vancouver - 3.5 hours
Seattle - 6 hours
Calgary - 6.5 hours
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
Kamloops / 15
Public Transportation Options:
Taxi
Bus
Metro/Public Transportation Proximity:
Onsite
Parking:
fee
Availability:
Meeting & Conference Spaces available year round
Loft Suites available year round
Catering available year round 575 beds in suite style rooms available May to August
Room Type(s):
Suite/Apt Style 8 hotel rooms year round other May-Aug only but will help with accommodation nearby year round
Bath Type(s):
Private
ADA Accessible:
yes
Largest Group:
1000
Number of Meeting & Event Rooms:
30
Largest Classroom Style:
250
Largest Theatre Style:
750
Number of Overnight Guests:
575
Technology:
Standard Business AV Requirements LCD Projector, 6x6 screen, Wireless Internet, TV & DVD Player, Conference Phone, Pads of Paper & Pens. • Audio-visual rental equipment and services available • High speed, wireless internet access in all meeting rooms and at the Residence • Video Conferencing • Advanced Computer labs
Onsite Wireless Internet:
free
Onsite A/V Staff:
yes
Food & Beverage:
Let our Executive Chef and team of Event Specialists lead you through the planning experience and provide your group with an exceptional dining experience. We offer menus and catering pricing for every budget. We can custom design menus to your specifications or recommend catering orders to complement any event.
Must Use In-house Catering:
yes
Cultural Catering Available:
yes
Alcohol Permitted:
yes
Special Rates and Packages:
Rates and Packages available. Accommodation rates starting from as low as $104.95/per night. Please inquire.
Rental Policies:
Due to the facility being an educational institution certain topics that may be deemed controversial or inflammatory may require approval from management of promotional materials.
Phone:
250-828-8999
Ideally suited for:
Corporate Social Events
Expo/Competitions
Meetings/Conferences/Trainings
Outdoor Event Space
Reunions
Social/Special events
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Youth Event/Meetings/Camps






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