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Testimonials

logo-dtz “Julia Palmer is an inspiring keynote speaker and facilitator.
In 2009 a colleague who attended an AHRI conference brought back copious amounts of marketing collateral, and it was from one of these, that I first learned of Julia and her networking business. I called, made contact and the rest is history …
Over the years and through the various organisations where I have managed capability development, Julia has facilitated numerous events – from short keynotes to extended programmes. In all of these, the common thread is that Julia actively listens, asks discerning questions and then tailors the programme to align with corporate and business imperatives.
Julia is an absolute delight to work with, extremely professional and nothing is ever too onerous. It is my great pleasure to recommend Julia as a Networking Strategist and also her company, Business Networking Academy”.
Fay De Saram, Learning & Development Manager, A&NZ at DTZ
logo-tnt “Julia Palmer was invited to speak at TNT Express Australia LINC (Lead, Inspire, Network & Connect) Inaugural Event on International Women’s Day 2014 to over 50 Australian Female employees.
I chose Julia to speak at this event from a number of speakers because of her dedication in helping people connect in a meaningful, sincere way. Julia’s brief was that we were launching a new group where women feel empowered to take control of their careers and personal development, and the first steps to this would be to build their confidence and can she help our participants do this?
What a brilliant outcome, the participants learnt some theory on why Networking is so important to a successful career. Julia demonstrated how to introduce yourself to someone you don’t know and how to keep the conversation going and even further value add was how to exit a discussion if need be in a respectful way.
Participants we given an opportunity to practice the new skills over morning tea and all left the event more skilled and confident in building their networks.
A very successful event thanks to Julia’s passion and dedication to grow a connected global community. Thank you Julia.”
Michelle Nichol, People & Organisational Development at TNT Express
logo-fw “Franklin Women, a social enterprise to support women working in health and medical research careers, was very grateful to have Julia as the guest speaker at our launch event in Sydney. Shortly after advertised the event sold out which is a testament to Julia’s reputation both as a professional speaker but also expert in her field. She read the room perfectly with respects to pitching the presentation content and also length. The result was a completely engaged room that was literally buzzing during the activity Julia’ facilitated. Julia continues to contribute to our organisation since the event. We are very grateful to have her as part of our network’s community”
Melina Georgousakis, Founder at Franklin Women
logo-aime “Julia presented a session on face-to-face networking at the 2012 Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo held in Melbourne in February.
Julia’s presentation was thought provoking and practical. Her delivery style was engaging and she connected well with the audience. The positive ratings she received from those in attendance was a reflection of her excellent presentation skills and quality material.
Julia was very professional to deal with and delivered on expectations. I would recommend her to anyone seeking an engaging and high quality presenter”
Christine Murphy, Conference & Corporate Event Specialist
logo-wla “Julia is a charismatic speaker with an expert knowledge of networking. She is able to bring networking to life with a very fresh perspective on how to network in a way that feels authentic and gets results.”
Natasha Walls, President of Women Lawyers Association of NSW
  “I just wanted to say thank you again for the presentation you did last week. It was very well executed and generated a lot of conversation amongst the team. The information was excellent and it exceeded my expectations. Thank you.”
Executive General Manager – Corporate Sales & R’ship Management Strategy & Innovation Division, Medibank Health Solutions
  “I wanted to send you a HUGE thank you for your participation in the Talent2 conferences recently. We received so much positive feedback on your sessions – it truly made a difference. Our team members said that your sessions provided valuable skills that will help them on a daily basis…and you delivered the knowledge in a way which was enjoyable and highly accessible. This was not easy given the different levels of business experience present in each room. You were such a delight to work with and I couldn’t recommend you more highly.”
General Manager, Talent2
“Thank-you 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
“Thank-you 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
“Thank-you 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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