The Inside Scoop

  • Hallmark Wins Best of Show!

    November 12, 2018

    • by IHAF Staff

    Last Thursday evening, over 300 in-house enthusiasts gathered to celebrate creative excellence at the 10th annual IHAF Awards Show—a festive and fun experience! Attendees admired over 650 submissions displayed during the cocktail reception, anticipating which teams would win Gold, Silver and …

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  • Are You Conference Ready?

    November 05, 2018

    • by IHAF Staff

    In three days, over 300 in-house professionals will come together for the 2018 IHAF Conference & Awards Show—a festival of networking, sharing, learning and creativity. In addition to seeing all of you, we’re eager to welcome a fabulous roster of speakers, including three keynote presenters. …

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  • Hiring for Talent, Not Location

    October 29, 2018

    • by Jack Teuber, PwC

    When asked why he robbed banks, legend has it that Willie Sutton replied, “Because that’s where the money is.” Get any group of internal agency leaders together and the talk quickly turns to talent. Where to find it. How to keep it. And, what motivates morale.

    If your in-house agency is located in …

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  • VFX in the Real World: Screen Replacement

    October 24, 2018

    The world of film and video has been rapidly shifting and democratizing over the last decade. It is now possible to have one editor on a workstation accomplishing the work of an entire post-production house. Well, sort of….

    In-house agencies are realizing that while they can bring in editors ( …

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  • Supporting Sponsors Who Support You

    October 22, 2018

    • by IHAF Staff

    If you’ve ever attended the IHAF Conference & Awards Show, you’ve come to expect inspiring keynotes, informative breakouts and ample opportunities to network. What you may not realize is that a keystone of our event is the participation of a dedicated group of sponsors. Without their support, the …

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  • Are You Ready to SHIFT?

    October 15, 2018

    • by Emily Foster, IHAF

    We’re just four weeks away from the 2018 IHAF Conference, entitled SHIFT—focused on the unexpected changes and unrelenting surges that are redefining the industry. This year’s theme isn’t the only place you’ll experience change, however. We’ve revamped a number of aspects of the event to deliver …

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  • Navigating Compliance with a Freelance Workforce

    October 08, 2018

    • by IHAF Staff

    There’s no doubt that leveraging freelancers is a great way to add talent to your team. In fact, nearly half of millennials are choosing the independent-contractor route these days. With all of that talent wading in the freelance pool, it’s important to understand whether your variable resources …

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  • Outsourcing While In-Housing—Keep Control While Gaining Scale & Speed

    October 01, 2018

    According to the 2018 IHAF State-of-The-Industry Report, 67% of respondents across various industries said they don’t think their in-house agency is adequately staffed.

    Similarly, in a March 2018 blog post, Forrester’s Jay Pattisall noted that while “in-house agencies are possible replacements for …

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  • Meet a Member: Michelle Clark, E.J. Gallo Winery

    September 24, 2018

    • by Davielle Pierrette

    Meet IHAF member, Michelle Clark—Director of Creative Services at E.J. Gallo Winery, the leading provider of California wines in select markets around the world. Having led their 20-person account management group for a little over a year, Michelle talks servicing over one hundred brands of wine, …

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  • IHAF Awards: The Results Are In!

    September 17, 2018

    • by IHAF Staff

    For months, the IHAF team has been busy gathering, organizing and admiring nearly 700 entries submitted by 77 in-house agencies in anticipation of the judging event for the 2018 IHAF Awards. And, the results are in!

    Last week, a panel of 13 experts pored over every part and piece of your …

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