The Inside Scoop

  • Making Our Way Through Change

    November 21, 2016

    Immediately following the recent presidential election, I found myself delivering a keynote presentation on Change at the IHAF conference—appropriately entitled, Ready or Not. My topic wound its way through the psychology of change reactions, Theory U and The Dark Night of the Soul (or what happens …

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  • A Photo Finish

    November 14, 2016

    • by IHAF Staff

    Last week, we wrapped our biggest event of the year—the IHAF Annual Conference & Awards Show. With over 250 attendees energetically engaged in keynotes presentations, discussion groups, networking breakouts, and our ever-popular awards, it’s safe to say the multipart affair was a huge success— …

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  • Two Days to Game Time

    November 07, 2016

    • by IHAF Staff

    After months of meticulous planning and prep, the IHAF Annual Conference & Awards Show is just two days away. And while conference attendees are wrapping things up in the office before heading to Boston, the IHAF team is wrapping everything from signage to speaker prep. We are particularly …

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  • Meet an Ambassador: Andrew Dawson

    October 31, 2016

    • by Davielle Pierrette, IHAF

    Our Ambassador Network is comprised of a dozen or so in-house agency leaders from various companies, industries, geographies and team sizes who are actively engaged in spreading the word about IHAF. As we continue our monthly feature on those in the group, we couldn’t let October go by without …

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  • Checking Your List: Marketing to Dads This Holiday

    October 26, 2016

    Holiday season can be exhausting. Driving your audience to retail can be challenging, particularly when price and last-minute gifts are layered into the equation. That’s why navigating the recent shift in family purchasing power is key to driving sales and engaging at retail.

    Meet the Dadsumers. A …

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  • Meet our 2016 Sponsors!

    October 24, 2016

    • by IHAF Staff

    The IHAF Annual Conference & Awards Show is just around the corner. For months we’ve been planning this two-day event, from defining the theme and outlining the agenda to directing the details and prepping the presenters. As our biggest event of the year, the conference serves as an opportunity for …

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  • Don’t Do It Alone

    October 17, 2016

    Leading up to the IHAF Conference in November, I trust that all of us are aware of the profundity of attending an event entitled “Game Changers” on the two days immediately following what may well be the most game-changing election in our nation’s history. As one of the keynote presenters, it most …

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  • Google’s 12 Lesser-Known Tools for In-House Agencies

    October 11, 2016

    As a software development firm that partners with in-house agencies, we make it our business to stay on top of all types of web and mobile tools and trends—so Google is one of the players we follow. They have the most valuable search data in the world and some of the most useful marketing-related …

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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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  • Meet an Ambassador: Wade Franks

    September 26, 2016

    • by Davielle Pierrette, IHAF

    When you think about the variety of member types that comprise the IHAF community, my guess is that terms like corporate member, supplier member, and Board member are familiar to you. Well, there is another group among us of which I suspect you may be less aware—the IHAF Ambassador Network.

    The …

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