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Magnolia conference center

If you are looking for high quality oil and gas operations training... a secluded getaway for a private meeting... or an easy-to-get-to place for a conference, Robert Training & Conference Center has what you need – at surprisingly competitive prices. Our rates have been benchmarked against hotels and meeting facilities in the Covington and Hammond areas.

Classroom / Conference Room Facilities

Each classroom rental rate includes room setup, LCD projector, TV/VCR, slide projectors, screens, white boards with markers, 2 flip charts for regular classrooms, 4 flip charges for double-classrooms, pads, pencils, name tents or tags, telephone conference capability and faxing services.

The following equipment are also available for an additional fee:

Classroom facilities
Equipment Details
Equipment Cost Per Day/Cost Each Per Day
Flip Chart $40/Each
Stand Alone Computer   $25/Each Per Day
Electronic Easel   $25 Per Day
Video Camera   $100 Per Day
Video Conference Equipment   $250 Per Day
Extra Projector/Free-Standing Screen $100 Per Day  
Conference Room
Facilities Cost Per Day
Small or Break-Out Facilities (Up to 8 Capacity) $400 Per Day
Standard Facilities (Up to 15 Capacity) $550 Per Day
Medium Facilities (Up to 30 Capacity) $650 Per Day
Large Facilities (Up to 80 Capacity) $850 Per Day
Extra-Large Facilities (Up to 300 Capacity) $1,200 Per Day
Computer Classroom (24 Networked Computers) $1,050 Per Day

Catering Services

There will be a charge of $55 Per Person Per Day for 3 hot meals and unlimited snacks and refreshments (Breakfast = $15, Lunch = $20, Dinner = $20). For RTCC classes, meals are included in the tuition.

Meals include a full hot buffet with various meat/fish options, vegetables, hot bread, large salad bar, soup, pizza, assorted desserts and cookies. Meals are included in all of our class prices.

Food Counter

Other Special Options

Other Special Options
Refreshments Cost
Bottled Water $15 Per Case
Assorted Fruit Juices $1 Per Person
Snack Trays (Fruit & Cheese or Pastries) $5 Per Person
Snack Mix, Candy or Chips & Dip $2 Per Person
Beer & Wine Social   $20 Per Person
Hors d’oeuvres   $3 Per Person 
Hors D’oeuvres
Hot Wings Cheese & Olive Tray w/Crackers
Deviled Eggs Spinach & Artichoke Dip w/Chips
Shrimp Mold Stuffed Mushrooms
Cocktail Meatballs Layered Taco Drip
Cocktail Franks Finger Sandwiches
Fruit Tray w/Dip Mini-Muffalettas
Vegetable Tray w/Dip  

Special Dinner Options

Includes Soup, Salad, Vegetables, Bread & Dessert

Special Dinner Options
Menu Cost per person
Menu #1 - Seafood
Fried Shrimp, Boiled Shrimp, Crawfish Etouffe, Blackened Snapper, Softshell Crab, Seafood Gumbo, Chef’s Pasta
$30 Per Person
Menu #2 – Italian
Lasagna, Spaghetti & Meatballs, Chicken Alfredo, Italian Sausage, Garlic Bread
$20 Per Person
Menu #3 – Chinese
Sweet & Sour Chicken, Beef Lo Mien, Shrimp Fried Rice, Egg Rolls, Teriyaki
$20 Per Person
Menu #4 – The New Yorker
Filet Mignon or Prime Rib, Grilled Chicken Breast, Twice Baked Potato, Sautéed Onions & Mushrooms, Baked Beans, Chef’s Pasta
$30 Per Person
Menu #5 – From Da Farm
Chicken breast cordon bleu, stuffed pork tenderloin, seafood casserole, potatoes au gratin
$20 Per Person 
Menu #6 – The Texan
Barbeque Baby Back Ribs, BBQ Leg Quarters, Grilled Smoked Sausage, Hamburgers, Cowboy Beans, Oven-Crisp Potato Wedges, Corn On The Cob, Fries
$20 Per Person 

Crawfish Boil or Seafood Social – Catered – Market Rate

Overnight Accommodations

Single bed in room

Dormitory-style lodging accommodations are available onsite at $50 per night per person. The rooms are single and double-occupancy with shared bathroom facilities. Overnight lodging is included in the price of multi-day classes.

Welcome to the room

Guests spending the night with us can enjoy complimentary laundry services, wireless internet, workout and gaming facilities.

Bedroom accommodations

To reserve overnight accommodations, email RTC-Lodging@shell.com. Please include name, date of arrival, date of departure and the event that you are attending.

Gym equipment
Designated smoking area
Waiting Hall

Ready to Reserve a Room?

To reserve RTCC classrooms/facilities, please complete the RTCC Facilities Request Form and forward to Nancy.McDonald@shell.com. For more information, Nancy can be reached at 985-543-1230.

For assistance with coordinating a tour, special workshop or event, an after-hour’s social or special dinner, please contact Colette McClellon at colette.brignac@shell.com, 985-543-1217.

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Overnight accommodations at RTCC can be reserved for an additional $50/person per night. To reserve lodging, please email RTC-Lodging@shell.com. For additional assistance, please contact Kendra.Garrett@shell.com, 985-543-1271.

To reserve RTCC facilities, please complete the Meeting Room Request Form and forward to Nancy.McDonald@shell.com. For additional assistance, please call 985-543-1230.

For assistance with coordinating a special workshop or event, an afterhours social or special dinner, please contact Colette McClellon, 985-543-1217.