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 Chanel 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.