Julia Palmer

Julia Palmer is a respected Networking Strategist best known for leading the face to face revolution!

She has dedicated her career to cleaning up the negative connotation of the word 'networking' by helping to educate business people on the importance of developing  strategies to create and manage viable internal and external business relationships.

She has forged her own approach to this critical area of business and developed 'NRM' Network, Relationship Management and Netships - Networking relationships, which she presents passionately on.

Julia's expertise includes 15 years of practice and research. Her corporate career involved global travel and hosting hundreds of conferences in all industries. She has held  senior level management positions working for multinational organisations and living in cities spanning Sydney, London, Stockholm, and Singapore, each experience honing her business acumen and evolving her managerial, communication, interpersonal and sales skills. She has personally closed millions of dollars of sponsorships and partnerships along the way and believes firmly in the effectiveness of networking as a career requisite.

Now, in the role that life has been grooming her to take on, Julia works to help people improve their corporate productivity by refining their business relationship strategies. A key part of her ethos focuses on empowering her clients to learn communication techniques that enrich both their personal and professional lives.

As Chief Executive of the Business Networking Academy, the global hub of networking skill development, Julia and her team offer diagnostics, training and resources within a liberating formula that enables you to attract, leverage and retain profitable business relationships. Clients from Fortune 500 to small business have experienced greater levels of success both personally and professionally.

Along with over a decade of real networking experience, Julia Palmer has a Bachelor's degree in Business and Advanced Certifications in Neuro-linguistics, Emotional Intelligence (MSCEIT), Performance Consulting, Training and Assessment.

Julia is the Channel 7 Kochie's Business Builders Networking Expert and preferred networking trainer to many leading organisations and professional associations and an invited representative of the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) Business Intelligence Board.

Julia is a refreshing, engaging and compelling speaker at functions and conferences around the world. She has authored two books 'Schmoozing the Globe' and 'BUZZ' and appears regularly in TV, Radio and Print Media promoting the growing importance of networking relationships in business today.

Keynotes & Workshops

The Face to Face Revolution
The value of aligning with the right people is vital to success! For anyone that manages both strategic and operational relationships, so much of your effectiveness depends on others. This session is imperative to those that want to understand the impact of social capital, accelerate their visibility and harness their internal and external networks.

High End Networking
Networking is an essential skill for goal achievement and career progression. This valuable session will step your through the three stages to achieving profitable business relationships and helps you to build a strong reputation, expand your business circle and seize business opportunities.

Networks that Work are your Keys to Success
The quality of your business relationships is determined by the strategies you deploy to create and manage them. These are learnt skills and for most quite challenging. Explore the correlation of internal and external networks with building visibility, social capital and most critically map how you fit into your network matrix.

6 Biggest Networking Mistakes and How to Avoid Them.
Business people cannot afford to make mistakes when it comes to their own career progression or company development. This is a fun session that examines the 6 biggest networking mistakes, with an opportunity for the audience to learn practical techniques to counter each.

Charismatic at Cocktails
Essential networking advice and practical tips including etiquette do's and don'ts to ensure you are well received in any networking opportunity, be it at a bbq or black tie gala dinner.


Thankyou for your outstanding contribution to the International Talent Management Conference held at the Abu Dhabi Emirates Palace. Both your sessions were extremely well received and the full audience demonstrates the relevance of your expertise.
- AITC Director, Etisalat

Thank you so much for addressing our leading CEO's at the Premium Brands Group breakfast with a powerful relationship and network building message. Relationship building and management is daunting for a lot of people, even leaders of business, and our guests all commented on how insightful your comments were and how they got something very positive out of it. It is great to see a business like BConsulted out there helping make it easier to grow businesses!
- Director, Premium Brands Group

Thankyou so much for your fantastic presentation to the UQSOPA last week - you knocked their socks off, which I knew you would do. Our members are still raving about you! Thanks again Julia - you did a great job
- President, UQSOPA, Behavioral Sciences Division, University of Queensland

I've had the pleasure of having Julia Palmer engage with my audiences a number of times over the last couple of years, presenting at high profile events which Sales Effectiveness Australasia has hosted. What can I say - except that she delivers, and the audience love what she delivers. And I've got the feed-back sheets to prove it! Knowing how to network professionally is an essential tool for salespeople and sales managers in the 21st century - and there's no-one better to learn from than Julia Palmer.
- Principal, Sales Effectiveness Australasia

Thankyou again for your engaging presentation last night, you had the audience in the palm of your hand. We have never had such a positive response in terms of participation at any of our events before and believe this was due to your vibrant personality and ability to make everyone feel part of the presentation
- Deputy Director, Urban Development Institute of Australia

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