2013 RI CONVENTIONHow do WeAttract & RetainYoungProfessionals?
2013 RI CONVENTIONYour Rotary CoordinatorPanel Members• Per Hylander, Zone 16• Peter Davey, Zone 18A• Karen Wentz, Zone 34• Venky Venkatesh, Zone 5• Mary Beth Growney Selene, Zone 28
2013 RI CONVENTION• Young professional• Young children• Young business• Too busy?• No Time?• No Money?Dispel the “Myth” we Use as a Crutch
2013 RI CONVENTION• Rotary Coordinator, 2010-2014• Zone 16• Iceland, Norway, Denmark, part ofSweden, Poland, Ukraine, Belarus andLithuania (Lithuania will a single District in 2014)• 15 Districts (16 on July 1, 2014)• 35,000 RotariansPer Hylander, PDG
2013 RI CONVENTIONIdentification of young professionals inthe community
2013 RI CONVENTION• Ask the local RotaractClub• Start a new RotaractClub– Ask your (grand)children aged 25-40– Advertise• Set up a– RYLA– New GenerationsService Exchange or– another vocationaltraining• Use your databasefrom YEP and GSE• Read the news aboutsuccessful young proff.• Make good relations to– Round Table– Junior Chamber– HighSchools, Universities• Rotarians <50 usetheir professionalrelationsHow to identify young professionals
2013 RI CONVENTION• Rotary Coordinator, 2011-2014• Zone 18A• Southern England and two Clubs in Wales(including his own – Monmouth Rotary Club)• 13 Districts• 24,000 RotariansPeter Davey, PDG
2013 RI CONVENTION-Skills, energy, futureleaders, networksValue of attracting young professionalsas members
2013 RI CONVENTION• Professional• Forefront• FashionableClub Image
2013 RI CONVENTION• Rotary Coordinator, 2010-2013• Zone 30• Six States in east-central USA, fromIndiana to Alabama, also called the “Heartof America”• 12 Districts• 32,800 RotariansKaren Wentz, PDG
2013 RI CONVENTIONWhich is the Rotary Club of the Future?
2013 RI CONVENTION• For a Rotary Club• For Rotarians• For Young Professionals• For the Family of RotaryOPPORTUNITIES!
2013 RI CONVENTION• Rotary Coordinator, 2010-2013• Zone 5• Southern parts of India, Sri Lanka andRepublic of Maldives• 14 Districts• 54,000 RotariansVenky Venkatesh, PDG
2013 RI CONVENTION• What is our Relevant USP?• Choice of Exclusive Clubs/ Existing ClubsMake it Attractive
2013 RI CONVENTIONIdentify Core Group of:• Rotaractors• Next Gen• OthersDistrict Level