Book Your Wedding with Okemos Conference Center


About Us

Okemos Conference Center is the ideal location for a wedding event in Okemos, Michigan. It's conveniently located a few minutes from downtown and East Lansing and is off I-96 at Exit 110, making it easily accessible for guests. Out-of-town guests have no problem finding accommodations, as Okemos Conference Center actually owns two adjacent hotels. The center offers a stylish venue for a wedding reception as well as a comfortable lobby and beautiful outdoor covered patio with bistro lighting where the couple and their guests can mingle.

The Ballroom. This contemporary venue is located on the first floor and offers 3,000 square feet of space to comfortably accommodate 200 seated guests. The dynamic space has 10-foot ceilings and can be divided into three separate rooms to accommodate smaller wedding events.


What You Should Know

Every wedding package at Okemos Conference Center includes professional coordination services, setup of the couple’s preferred floor plan, round banquet tables, rectangular tables, banquet chairs, ivory tablecloths, ivory napkins, white china, serveware and flatware, water goblets and a water station or pitchers. A service providing coffee, hot tea and cocoa is also available. All-day rental of the venue is given with access in the morning for setup purposes. The site has full handicap accessibility and has on-site facilities with an amenities basket. A trash removal service is included.

Additional services are also available. The Jolly Room can be used as a Bridal Lounge, a cake cutting service can be provided and wait staff and bartenders are available for hire. Also available are upgraded linens and tableware as well as use of audiovisual equipment. A list of preferred vendors is provided for all other wedding services.

A range of menus is available to choose from at Okemos Conference Center. A cocktail-style reception can include hot and cold hors d’oeuvres such as fresh fruit kebabs, mini cocktail wraps, jumbo shrimp cocktail, crab-stuffed mushroom caps, chicken almond puffs and California crab melts.

All buffet menus include one accompaniment of a vegetable, rice or potato side dish, rolls and butter and carrot cake, cookies or brownies for dessert. The Traditional Buffet Menu includes between one and three choices of entrées, such as beef stroganoff, sweet honey ham, roast turkey breast and baked lasagna.

The Premium Buffet Menu has one choice of entrée, such as herb-crusted salmon fillet, baked chicken and rosemary pork tenderloin. The Elite Buffet Menu also includes one entrée, such as prime rib, New Zealand lamb chops and Alaskan king crab fettuccini.


Extra Perks

Booking a wedding event at Okemos Conference Center has a number of extra perks. Take a look at the add-ons and amenities you can enjoy:

  • A mobile wooden parquet dance floor is included
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi is available
  • Complimentary parking is available
  • An upgraded Bridal Suite with a Jacuzzi tub is included
  • Guests requiring overnight accommodations get exclusive rates
  • A complimentary shuttle is available for guests staying at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites
  • A complimentary hot and cold breakfast each morning is available for guests staying at the Comfort Inn

From the Vendor

Celebrate your forever at the OCC

Perfect for all seasons, our 3,000 square foot ballroom is a dynamic, contemporary space ready to accommodate up to 200 guests. We are located conveniently off I-96 in the heart of Michigan. We own two adjacent hotels to seamlessly tailor your overnight needs to your reception. Additionally, we offer free parking, complimentary fiber optic WI-FI, exquisite outdoor seating with charming bistro lights, and versatile public spaces for your guests to mingle and connect. We also offer additional space perfect for a bridal shower, bridal suite, or rehearsal dinner. With over 25 years of combined experience, our professionals will work to ensure every detail is carefully planned and executed for your big day. • Call us today for more information - we are ready to meet your needs! •

Amenities + Details

  • Bridal Suite

  • Handicap Accessible

  • On-Site Accommodations

  • Indoor

  • Reception Area

  • Wireless Internet

For more details about amenities, please message the Venue.

Price Range

$$ – Affordable

Venue Capacity



Ballroom, Hotel

Wedding Categories

Bar + Drinks, Cakes + Desserts, Food + Catering, Planning, Service Staff, Shuttle Service


Contact Info

2187 University Park Drive, Okemos, MI (517) 381-7305

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Meet The Director of Sales

Amanda Allen

My role is to specialize in unique event coordination. My favorite part of coordinating is helping couples to translate their distinct vision to our space - I love when you can see personality shine through in the design of the event! We are unique! We are convenient for both local and out-of-town guests. We own two adjacent hotels. We are a small staff & deliver a personal touch. We value communication. It's important to us that you enjoy the process as much as the big day!