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Residence & Conference Centre - Kamloops

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805 TRU Way
Kamloops, British Columbia V2C0C8

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Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Event | Corporate Social Events | Expo/Competitions | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat | Wedding Ceremony/Reception | Youth Retreat/Camp
Maximum
Meeting:1000
Meeting
Rooms:30
Maximum
Overnight:575
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Den - Ideal space for receptions or casual get-togethersThe Den - 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.
  • Horticulture Gardens - Private outdoor space for receptions & special events.Horticulture Gardens - Private outdoor space for receptions & special events.
  • Horticulture Gardens - Private outdoor space for receptions & special events.Horticulture Gardens - Private outdoor space for receptions & special events.
  • Commons - Large outdoor space ideal for exhibitions & outdoor displays.Commons - Large outdoor space ideal for exhibitions & outdoor displays.
  • Full service catering available year round for all size groups.Full service catering available year round for all size groups.
  • Multi-Media Room - Versatile space ideal for interactive activities.Multi-Media Room - Versatile space ideal for interactive activities.

About

About Residence & Conference Centre - Kamloops

Host your next event in Kamloops, British Columbia at Thompson Rivers University, located in the South Central Okanagan. Thompson Rivers University holds a Platinum status with the AASHE (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education) STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Reporting System) program. TRU features meeting and banquet rooms, private 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 has been fully renovated with carpeting, wallpaper, chandeliers and lighting. The new lighting and chandeliers brighten the room and provides a modern decor ideal for any style event. Our beautiful Mountain Room features a private patio with floor to ceiling windows that open to create an indoor-outdoor space as well as 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
• 200 person capacity Mountain Room features a retractable glass wall and patio that overlooks campus
• State of the art British Columbia Centre lecture theatre seats 300 in the round in a traditional pit-hut style and theming
• Audio-visual rental equipment and services available
• High speed, wireless internet access in all meeting rooms
• Professional Sales & Catering staff at your service
• Three unique outdoor green-spaces 
• Private Horticultural Gardens ideal for an outdoor event of up to 200 people

Our catering team has created a unique a la carte catering menu with an abundance of options to choose from to create the perfect meals for your guests and event. Our menus are created with dietary considerations and varying price points to best accommodate your event. With a variety of international dishes, standard items 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!
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION

Sun Peaks - 45 minutes
Kelowna - 2.5 hours
Vernon - 1.5 hours
Vancouver - 3.5 hours
Seattle - 6 hours
Calgary - 6.5 hours

:
Kamloops - 15 minutes


Taxi | Bus


Onsite: Yes Fee
Fee: $5.00 per day/weekday - Free weekends & Evenings after 5 pm.

CATERING
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 an a la carte catering menu, letting you create the menu best suited for your event and your budget. We can custom design menus to your specifications or recommend catering orders to complement any event.


Must Use In-House CateringYES
Cultural CateringYES
Venue Hosted Alcohol PermittedYES

Self-Service Alcohol PermittedNO


AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
24-Hour Check-In
Television
Biking
Hiking
Historical Landmarks Nearby
Running
Sightseeing
Sports Facilities
Swimming Pool
Outdoor Event/Meeting Space
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
Eco-Friendly
Fitness Center
Microphones
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Pet-Friendly
Car Charging Stations
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
Custom Lighting
Food and Beverage On-Site
Sound System
Wi-Fi
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

1000 Attendees


30 Spaces

:
Theatre Style 700 | Classroom Style 300 | Standing Reception 1000 | Seated Reception 500

TECHNOLOGY
Standard Business AV Requirements LCD Projector, 6x6 or 10x10 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

Yes
FreeYES

Yes


MicrophonesProjector ScreenLCD ProjectorsCustom Lighting

RENTAL POLICIES
Alcohol ConsumptionYES

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

575 Overnight Guests


Suite/Apt Style 8 hotel rooms year round other May-Aug only but will help with accommodation nearby year round

Yes
Free YES


Private

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