Event management and Consultancy

Our focus

We specialise in the following:
ECU Forum

16 countries, 200+ speakers. The premier event for corporate universities. Global ECU Forums are designed to address the challenges in establishing a Corporate University.


We provide webinar hosting services to help companies streamline their operations, connecting personnel, anytime, anywhere.

Study Tours

Our international study tours assist companies that are in the process of starting up a corporate university

Corporate Events

Organising and co-ordinating corporate events, tailored to suit the organisation’s needs and requirements.

Multimedia Installation

Bringing audio-visual entertainment to your home system through our multimedia installation services


The International Speed Coaching Institute – a premier speed coaching, mentoring site and source for you to find the best global, local and regional coaches and mentors in specialized categories.

HRDME – Kuwait 2016

The Human Resources Development Convention in the Middle East (HRDME) is the first convention of its kind in Kuwait. HRDME is a forward-looking approach to the emerging trends in human capital and the latest innovation in HR practices.

About Us

Forward Networking is a consultancy which provides elite event management services, and support for workshops, seminars and custom meetings globally.

We have established the Global Evolving Corporate Universities (ECU) Forum, which has run in 16 countries around the world, and provide international study tours to companies who are in the process of setting up their own corporate university.

We also provide webinar hosting services to clients around the world, helping them streamline their operations in a cost effective manner.

  • ECU Forum

    16 countries around the world

  • Webinar Hosting

    Helping organisations develop their internal learning & development

  • Study Tours

    Organising study tours of international corporate universities

  • Corporate Events

    Organising and co-ordinating corporate events, tailored to suit the organisation’s needs.

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Our Team

Martin Simpkins
Founder & CEO
For the last five years, I have developed the Global ECU Forum and overseen our webinar hosting business. I am committee member of the Asian Society of Corporate Universities. My goals are to continue growth of the business whilst maintaining healthy relationships with our clients.
Stacey Lindoorn
Event Co-ordinator
A qualified hostess and event planner, Stacey is responsible for the co-ordination of all our international functions.
Bart Bartlett
Director of I.T.
Bart provides technical support and advice to Forward Networking through his company, Manufacturers of Ideas
Prim Kumar
Chief advisory board member
Prim is a renowned expert in corporate universities and is an integral part of the Asian Society for Corporate Universities. Through his own company, Dibta Group, he assists organisations throughout S.E. Asia


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