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We are excited to offer a great lineup of activities for engagement with both fellow attendees and Rotary’s leadership during the 2021 Virtual Convention. Learn more about each of the different opportunities below. Please note: Space is limited, and some activities require additional registration.

Leadership-Led Meet and Greets

Join Rotary International President Holger Knaack, President-elect Shekhar Mehta, President-nominee Jennifer Jones, Foundation Trustee Chair Ravi Ravindran, and Trustee Chair-elect John Germ for meet and greet. At each one one-hour session you’ll learn more about them, what they’re working on, and their hopes for Rotary’s future. There will also be a Q&A. Access to these sessions will be via a Zoom. Sign up early as space is limited! Signups will be available through the convention platform.


President Holger Knaack Saturday, 12 June 14:30 –15:30 CDT
President-elect Shekhar Mehta Sunday, 13 June 09:30 – 10:30 CDT
President-nominee Jennifer Jones Monday, 14 June 10:30 – 11:30 CDT
Trustee Chair-elect John Germ Tuesday, 15 June 15:30 – 16:30 CDT
Trustee Chair Ravi Ravindran Wednesday, 16 June 09:30 – 10:30 CDT

Virtual Cooking Classes (Additional Registration Required)

Gather with fellow attendees while a chef guides you step-by-step through a delicious menu. Classes are 60 to 90-minutes long and are hosted on Zoom.

Purchase one spot and have your whole family join in on the fun. You will need to buy the menu ingredients. Recipes, a shopping list, and equipment list will be provided in advance. Average ingredient costs are approximately $25-$40 depending on the menu and this cost may vary based on your location.

View classes and menus.

Rotary Trivia

Challenge your Rotary knowledge and play our Rotary Trivia game. Games will be posted on the platform. Keep track of who is on the leaderboard and see if you can capture the top spot!

DJ Dance Party

Celebrate a successful virtual convention by dancing with your fellow attendees! DJ Etrayn will spin the music and host the dance party. The event is on Wednesday, 16 June at 17:00 CDT before the Closing Session.

Virtual Photo Booth

Visit the Virtual Photo Booth and take a picture using fun convention and preconvention themed frames and backgrounds. Share them on social media using #Rotary21.

Virtual 5K Walk-to-End Polio (Additional Registration Required)

Participate in our virtual 5K Walk-to-End Polio!

You can complete your 5K and log your time at any point during 10-16 June 2021 in the 5K walk app. All participants will receive a certificate of completion.

Proceeds from this activity will go toward The Rotary Foundation Polio Plus Fund. Individual donor recognition is not available for the Virtual 5K Walk registration fee.

Want to increase your impact? Create a Raise for Rotary fundraiser highlighting your 5K participation. It’s easy to set up your fundraising page. Then share it on social media and email, and update your progress. All donations made on Raise for Rotary will benefit the Foundation.

Raise for Rotary is currently available in English and accepts donations in U.S. dollars.

Rotary Fellowships

Rotary Fellowships are international groups that share a common passion. Being part of a fellowship is a fun way to make friends around the world, explore a hobby or profession, and enhance your Rotary experience.

Learn more about a few of the fellowships through fun informational sessions, then continue the conversation at their booths in the House of Friendship. Space is limited, so sign up early to secure your spot. Signups will be available through the convention platform.