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Forums International Ltd was created to provide regular Credit Professional Forums. These forums provide opportunities for credit and finance professionals to meet and discuss key trading issues in their industry sectors. Also to share experiences and problems and, most importantly, talk about innovation and how they have secured success.

The first of our forums was created in 1991 and has had over 150 meetings. The Credit and Industry Forums we operate are for credit and finance managers, are run by Forums International Ltd. Our forums help members share and develop best and new practices. Understand trends in credit management and prepare the members for current and future business challenges.


  • To deliver a community for credit & finance professionals
  • Develop and enhance best and new practice
  • Share experiences and problems with a view to finding effective solutions
  • Enhance risk management within the member companies
  • Discuss industry and credit related matters and challenges
  • Members build personal networks with their peers
  • Improve skill levels
  • Share information in a secure environment
  • Provide members with a communication channel

What Forum Members Say

“I feel it is a good informative day out of the office and I enjoy the informal setting.”

CPF-Hyster-Yale UK Ltd

“The meetings are a great way to network, share experiences, get up to date information.”

CPF-Sopra Steria

“Scorecard session was one of best sessions out of all the forums I have attended. Really good and insightful.”

CPF-Company Watch

“I like the interaction with other credit professionals. It is useful to see their take on the world. Sometimes you wonder if you are on your own out there but other businesses have the same stresses.”


“I absolutely loved the whole event and will certainly be coming again.”

DRF-Tech Data

“Good sessions during the course of the day, very enjoyable.”

DRF-CMS Distribution

“Excellent presentations from both guests, very informative and interesting.”


“I thought the standard of the presentations was the highest I have seen and all very relevant.”

ECF-Harley Davidson

“This was probably the best one I have been at.  All subjects were very relevant.”

ECF- Unisys

“Great session with lots of conversation.”


“Great to see new people joining.  Look forward to seeing more members in the future and sharing ideas.”

PMF-Glaxo Smith Kline

“Really good meeting – one of the best we’ve had. It was an excellent day.”


“Good thought provoking content.”

SMF-SIG Group plc

“Very good day indeed – thank you again.”


Our Members

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Heather from Total Computer Networks Tells us Why She’s a Forum Member

Heather Gout is Credit Manager at Total Computer Networks and a member of the IT Distributors & Resellers Credit Forum. Here is her Forums story... Like so many other credit professionals, the work chose me [...]

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CICM Sheffield & District Branch Meeting

CICM Sheffield & District Branch Meeting 03 April 2019 - 6.15 for 6.30pm Lawful Investigations, surveillance  and the tracing and profiling of debtors     How do you find absconding debtors? Recognising types of gone-aways. Tracing strategies. [...]

Upcoming Forums

Export Credit Forum (ECF)

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Credit Professionals Forum (CPF)

July 9 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

SAP User Group

July 10 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Senior Credit Management Forum (SMF)

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

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