Who we are

We specialise in improving your Relational Competencies.

At the Business Networking Academy we have developed a proven methodology that ensures networking works for you.

If you want your training to STICK, we provide practical and authentic strategies that are applied to each job title. Clients from all industry sectors testify to its success.

Participants are empowered to create and manage viable networks, which support individual and organisational outcomes.  


Corporate Training   I   Public Courses   I   Mentoring

Meet Julia Palmer and learn more about us and how we can help you

Our expertise (and dedication)

We are Business Networking Training Specialists that assist you to:

+ Understand the link between effective networking and managing a strategic network

+ Develop strong networks, both within your organisation & externally

+ Boost your confidence to enjoy networking

+ Host events successfully and get better returns from sponsorship, hospitality and membership spend

+ Leverage your relationships for mutual gain

+ Build your influence and a credible profile

Why is it so important?

We believe networking is a life skill

Having the confidence to connect with people when first meeting them is vital for your personal and professional success. The next step is managing those relationships to ensure they are sustained and mutually beneficial. 

The highest performing companies are differentiated by their ability to attract, leverage and retain (the right) business relationships. Yet...

  • 75%* of business people admit that their existing networks do not support the results they need
  • 99%*  state they would like specific training on networking and network management 

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Having worked with the Business Networking Academy over the last two years, I am pleased to say that participants from all departments have shown a remarkable improvement in their ability to network. In particular we can see an improvement in their proactive networking activity levels and their follow up after an event. Participants also feel more confident thanks to implementing a more strategic approach.
— Learning & Development Manager - Sara Lee Australia

The staff found the training programs very enjoyable, very practical, and very enlightening... It’s a skill we often take for granted, but after completing the training, its obvious that significant improvement can be made by learning the ‘right way’ to network by understanding the art
— General Manager - Victoria and Tasmania, Vodafone

We are proud to work with amazing clients who value relationships - more on clients/testimonials & are often in the media promoting the importance of networks in business today - more on media