• Fix It In Prep: Understanding VR Before Your First Project

    December 04, 2017

    Virtual Reality (encompassing VR, AR, and 360) is an immersive experience providing emotional connections and memories. The barriers between brands and consumers can be removed, allowing for direct interaction via branded environments or virtual product models. These experiences have a long and …

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  • Who's Responsible for an Ad Gone Bad?

    April 10, 2017

    You can almost picture how it all went down. “People are divided,” says a PepsiCo exec, “we need a way for our product to bring them together—to bring the country together.” “Great idea,” says the brand manager, “what are some mechanisms for bringing people together?” A third chimes in, “Given the …

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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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  • The Latest in Package Design

    January 17, 2017

    Each year, the packaging design experts at The Dieline round up the best consumer product package designs and forecast the latest trends in their annual report. This year, we’re thrilled to share an exclusive preview of our findings with the IHAF community, specifically two emerging trends in …

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  • Behind the Scenes at HOW Design Live 2017

    October 03, 2016

    If you follow HOW Design Live on Twitter @HOWDesign_live or Facebook, you already know we’ve been working hard to put the finishing touches on an exciting new agenda for next year’s HOW Design Live. On May 2-6, 2017, we return to the Grand Hyatt in Chicago where we’ll roll-out an assortment of …

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  • Learning About Omni-Channel Marketing

    July 11, 2016

    • by IHAF Staff

    “The best way to stand out is by blending in.” That’s just one of many quotables imparted by this year’s IHAF Huddle facilitator, ChRiS Gomersall, as our regional discussion group series came to a close last month. In fact, ChRiS had the hundred or so people who attended our Huddles in Boston, …

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  • Meet ChRiS

    June 13, 2016

    • by Davielle Pierrette, IHAF

    Tomorrow marks the first of our Huddle regional discussion groups—facilitated by leading expert and former Instagram and Facebook executive ChRiS Gomersall, CEO of ATOMIZED. 

    ChRiS is a problem solver. In fact, shortly into his tenure at Facebook, he spotted a problem his clients were having …

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  • It’s Time to Huddle!

    June 06, 2016

    • by Davielle Pierrette, IHAF

    This month marks the start of our annual Huddle discussion group series—one of IHAF’s most popular events. These half-day sessions are ideal for in-house agency leaders and individual contributors alike. This year’s Huddle focuses on the rise of Omni-Channel Marketing and the challenge of keeping …

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  • OOH + Mobile: A Natural Pairing?

    May 23, 2016

    Over the years, we have seen the inevitable—rising fluctuations in ad spending across online and offline media. And just when we seem to have digital figured out, we are confronted by more programmatic, bots, non-viewability, and fraud reporting.

    Well, this is not a silver bullet blog post on …

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  • Didn't Summit? Wanna Huddle?

    May 02, 2016

    • by Kate O'Callaghan, IHAF

    We just wrapped our Leadership Summit in Atlanta to rave reviews:

    “The IHAF Leadership summit pulled back the curtain on the in-house agency model. Our challenges as creative teams inside our organizations are universal. IHAF continues to inspire and provide valuable insider knowledge to lead our …

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