Located in Kamloops, British Columbia, TRU Conference Centre is a gorgeous venue great for hosting wedding celebrations. They strive not only to satisfy your expectations but exceed them as they understand the importance of your big day. All of their amenities are on-site and family and friends can take advantage of their cozy and convenient accommodation options.
Facilities and capacity
Start with a ceremony in the colourful and lush private gardens. Celebrate your vows by hosting your reception in one of the two main wedding venues. Rest your head for the night in one of the wedding suites. Choose from the Mountain room, the Grand Hall or the Terrace for your most memorable evening filled with delicious food, dancing and everything taken care of by our detailed coordinators. They can accomodate any wedding, small or large up to 350 guests.
Create your dream wedding with a variety of services such as a bridal suite, catering and bar, set up and clean up, as well as talented wedding coordinators available to guide couples throughout the planning process.
Catering options consist of a buffet, plated dinner service, cocktail reception, dessert, hors d'oeuvres, server(s) and action stations. The bar can be open, cash, ticket or limited and can include any of the following:
24 Reviews for TRU Conference Centre
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Victoria O. · Married on 22/06/2019
Amazing people, Gorgeous venue
They are quick to respond, reliable, and so easy to work with! Made planning easy and a beautiful venue. We couldn’t have asked for more! We worked with krista and she was amazing! The whole experience was wonderful and went very smoothly!Sent on 26/06/2019
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Lisa P. · Married on 20/07/2019
Our day turned out amazing!
Any concerns were addressed right away and the amazing help I had with the staff and coordinator were very welcoming
I couldn’t have asked for a better day!!!
Sent on 29/07/2019
TRU Conference Centre's reply:Hi Lisa and Glenn,
Dylana M. · Married on 13/07/2019
My husband and I got married mid-July at the TRU Horticulture gardens, and it was better than we could have imagined! The floral environment makes for awesome photos, gives guests something to browse around and look at while they wait, and the added shade made a hot day enjoyable and comfortable to be outside. To top it off- the organizing team was very easy to work with, set up everything exactly how we wanted, and didn't make us feel like we had to rush out of there after the ceremony was done. 10/10!Sent on 19/07/2019
TRU Conference Centre's reply:Hi Dylana and Jeremy,
Courtney R. · Married on 10/06/2017
Brielle and the whole team at TRU are amazing! I knew how gorgeous the gardens are from my time on campus as a student so when it came time to pick a venue for our ceremony I knew that's where it had to be. I will say the only downside is there is no shelter if it rains. Which it did pour rain through our whole ceremony but it was still beautiful.Sent on 28/06/2017
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Jesse O. · Married on 03/09/2016
Working with TRU Conference services for our wedding was an absolute dream! They were very creative and accommodating with all our dietary restrictions, and worked within our budget to give us a great meal. They also take care of all the set-up/take-down of the event (excluding the decorations your bring in) which was a huge load off. One of the things I really enjoyed was the fact that with one signature we were able to check multiple major items off our list, such as set-up/take-down, catering, ceremony & reception venue, alcohol, as well as all the extras (linen, tables, chairs, tableware, etc). Being in school it was a huge relief to be able to get all the big pieces in one place.
The garden is absolutely beautiful and provides amazing backdrop for photos, and the reception venue is just across the way so you don't have to worry about your guests relocating.
Alcohol can be a bit pricey but the staff were great at working with us on this issue and came up with some creative solutions that worked within our budget. 1) their packages already include table wine; 2) we decided to provide our guests with sangria which worked out to be $3 a glass instead of $5.50 for a drink from the bar; 3) we were able to provide drinks tickets to our guests and only those turned in were counted; also the bride and groom were able to run a tab that would be invoiced after the event. These options allowed for us to provide for our guests without breaking our own bank.
Our reception was held in the Mountain Room which we loved. The back wall is glass and it opens up onto a patio which overlooks the campus and has views of the mountains and valley.Sent on 13/04/2017
TRU Conference Centre's reply:Jesse and Derek, thank you for the great review! The photos you included really captured the mood of the day and the fun that was had. It was our pleasure to work with you guys to bring your celebration to life! We wish you nothing but the best!
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Wedding & Event Coordinator
I'm Carrie and I have been working with the TRU Conference Centre since 2008. I love my job because I get to work with new clients and events on a daily basis!
Working with wedding couples can be one of the most rewarding experiences because so much thought and emotion goes in to planning someone's "Big Day". I had my own 'big day' in 2010, and now my husband and I are raising our 2 young children right here in Kamloops.
I look forward to meeting you and helping you plan one of the most memorable days of your life!
Catering Operations Manager
I’m Nero and I have been with the TRU Conference Centre team for 10 years. As catering manager, I am passionate about assisting couples with their catering requirements, and ensuring that every event receives the dedicated attention necessary to exceed expectations.
During my free time, I love to cook and have been learning how to sew.
I look forward to assisting you with your big day.
I have over 18 years of cooking experience and am a graduate of our very own TRU Culinary Arts program. Born and raised in Quesnel, BC, I have been living in Kamloops for 16 years and have been working at TRU since 2011. After spending a summer in Paris in my early 20s, I developed a love for French style cuisine. Although this is still my favourite food to cook, I take pride in all the food I create, ensuring that everyone has a fantastic dining experience.
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