Answering “What is Rotary”

The next great Rotarian could be standing right next to you.

How will you answer “What is Rotary?”

In this dynamic and interactive presentation, you’ll learn and practice three exciting ways to describe Rotary to prospective Rotarians.

This natural and conversational approach will open up more opportunities to engage with the right kind of people, grow your club’s membership, and expand your service offerings.

You’ll also learn advanced techniques you can use immediately to start conversations, discover relevant connections, and inspire people to volunteer.


Andrew Winig has been an active Rotarian for the past 12 years. He is past president of the Arlington Rotary Club, past Co-Chair of District 7930’s RYLA youth leadership program, and current member of the Needham Rotary Club. As an Elevator Pitch Coach, Rotarian, and business owner, he discovered that the key to getting things done is having a great Elevator Pitch. His 10-year journey from cold call salesman to Trusted Advisor inspired him to write the “Elevator Pitch Handbook: The Step-by-Step Guide to Starting Conversations.” Andrew wants you to start better conversations with your Elevator Pitch, and shares his unique and effective techniques through email newsletters, webinars, 1-on-1 coaching, and keynote speeches. You can sign up for his weekly Elevator Pitch Tips Email Newsletter at