• How Brand’s Got Your Back

    February 12, 2018

    • by IHAF Staff

    One of the leading challenges internal and external agencies face is effectively influencing clients. No matter how big your client’s line of business or product set might be, getting them to adhere to corporate brand standards is essential—though not all clients understand why.

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  • Does Your In-House Agency Move Mountains?

    July 17, 2017

    • by Davielle Pierrette, IHAF

    This year marks our seventh annual In-House Agency of the Year competition—that means it’s our seventh year of recognizing teams that move mountains, overcome obstacles, and consistently go the extra mile to enable the success of the businesses they support. In other words, our In-House Agency of …

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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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  • Your Easiest Resolution to Keep in 2017

    December 12, 2016

    • by IHAF Staff

    Around this time of year, we get to thinking about what we might resolve to do (or not do) in the new year. Get fit. Quit smoking. Spend more time with family. Stress less. While our efforts are well intended, we inevitably let lapse our newfound commitments—sometimes because we lose interest, but …

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  • Three Cheers (and Chances) for Professional Development

    March 02, 2015

    • by Emily Foster, IHAF

    Professional development is an important part of increasing the contribution of your in-house team. That’s why IHAF’s online seminar series is focused on programming that can boost your effectiveness by teaching new skills. Over the next few months, IHAF is offering three professional development …

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  • Boeing’s In-House Agency Soars to New Heights

    February 23, 2015

    While outside agencies host a revolving door of clients, we are perfectly happy with one. And it’s a big one. In fact, we have the coolest customer on the planet—The Boeing Company, designer and builder of some of the most important aerospace products in history.

    We are Creative & Information …

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  • Setting Goals & Scoring Big with Team IDEA

    February 16, 2015

    One of the beauties of being an in-house creative agency is that you interact with your clients every day, even after a project is over. Building those relationships outside of a work product gives clients the opportunity to provide informal feedback on a daily basis, whether you’re meeting about …

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  • Member Benefits Deliver Measurable Results

    January 19, 2015

    • by IHAF Staff

    There are a host of reasons to become a member of IHAF—access to our benchmarking data, participation in our national events, being part of our connected community, and one benefit that we don’t talk about nearly enough: the IHAF Performance Evaluator.

    The IHAF Performance Evaluator is a …

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  • Time for “Fitness” Training

    January 12, 2015

    • by Sarah Cavicchi, IHAF

    How many of you made a new year’s resolution to join a gym and get fit? It’s a common theme this time of year. Unfortunately, simply joining a gym isn’t enough (I wish). You have put in the time and do the work. Well, your IHAF membership is the same. In order to get the most out of it, you have to …

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  • Prove Your Value—Promote Your Team

    December 08, 2014

    Happy holidays! The IHAF community is busy making the mad, final sprint to the 2014 finish line. And while this time of year can be crazy—finalizing budgets, writing performance reviews, strat-planning for 2015—it also allows us a chance to look back, take stock and think about how we can do things …

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