• IHAF Conference Recap: BRAND NEW

    November 27, 2017

    • by IHAF Staff

    Earlier this month, over 300 in-house agency professionals from across the country gathered in Boston for our flagship event, the IHAF Annual Conference & Awards Show. This year’s conference theme was BRAND NEW—focused on how strong brands connect with consumers, differentiate from competitors, and …

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  • AT&T Named In-House Agency of the Year

    November 20, 2017

    • by IHAF Staff

    The week before last, IHAF announced the winner of the 2017 In-House Agency of the Year Award, AT&T Creative Services. The team at AT&T stood out among the array of entries because of the pivotal role they played repositioning the company as a provider of devices, connectivity and content, and …

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  • State Farm Earns Best of Show!

    November 13, 2017

    • by IHAF Staff

    With over 750 submissions across 32 categories, it wasn’t easy deciding who’d take Gold, Silver and Honorable Mention at last week’s IHAF Awards. The work was exceptional, with in-house agencies rivaling any top shop out there when it comes to creativity. Of course, there can only be one Best of …

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  • Conference Countdown: What You Should Know

    November 06, 2017

    • by IHAF Staff

    Two days from the IHAF Annual Conference & Awards Show and we’re putting the final touches on what promises to be an event filled with networking, knowledge sharing and celebration.

    Although we’ve spent months plotting and planning, we know that the success of this event lies in the laps of our …

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  • Meet the Sponsors

    October 23, 2017

    • by IHAF Staff

    If you’ve ever attended the IHAF Annual Conference & Awards Show, you know it’s chock full of inspiring keynotes, informative breakouts, and opportunities to network with in-house pros. What you may not realize is that a keystone of our event is the support we receive from stalwart sponsors— …

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  • Proving the Value of Your In-House Agency

    September 18, 2017

    • by IHAF Staff

    One of the challenges internal agencies face is proving their value, particularly when it comes to dated stereotypes in relation to external agencies. Not only are in-house agencies contributing creative ideas, they’re contributing to the bottom line—resulting in a value equation that outside …

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  • Eight Cities, Eight Conversations—One Dynamic Experience!

    July 10, 2017

    • by IHAF Staff

    We recently wrapped our In-House Agency Roundtables, where eight different companies in eight different cities hosted coffee and conversation among their in-house peers. Each session began with a host presentation followed by a facilitated exchange on the challenges and opportunities facing in- …

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  • Could Outsourcing Solve the Skills Gap?

    June 26, 2017

    A core challenge that successful agencies often face is how to balance growth with increasing payroll costs. The nature of creative businesses means a paradox has developed: recruitment is dependent on new client wins, yet to grow and retain clients, companies need spare workforce capacity. …

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  • Why Do We Call It Content Marketing?

    April 24, 2017

    Many companies today are experiencing a seismic disruption in the way they create products and get people to buy them. And for those of us in the in-house agency world, that seismic disruption is creating a ripple effect right down through our shops.

    Disruption also creates opportunity, however. …

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  • In-House Roundtables Around the Corner

    April 03, 2017

    • by IHAF Staff

    In a few short weeks, we begin our regional In-House Agency Roundtables—a series of informal yet intimate conversations hosted by IHAF members throughout the country, where we’ll discuss and debate various topics of interest to in-house agencies.

    This year’s roundtables are happening in eight …

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