The IHAF Conference & Awards is our biggest event of the year. It is also the premier networking and learning opportunity for in-house agency professionals, with nearly 350 attendees. Flanked by our two-day conference, the ever-popular IHAF Awards celebrate creativity and team performance in-house agency style.

Our 2019 conference centered on the strategies and skills in-house agencies need to be ready and resilient in the future. Video recordings of our keynote sessions along with two featured skills labs are available for IHAF members to enjoy online. Our creative competition included over 700 entries from 82 companies, with winning work available here. To find out who was crowned In-House Agency of the Year, click here.

With a mix of inspiring keynotes, breakout sessions and ample opportunities to network, the IHAF Conference & Awards offers unique opportunities for in-house agency leaders and contributors to keep pace with today's marketing marketplace. The 2020 IHAF Conference & Awards takes place on November 10-11 at the Marriott Long Wharf in Boston, MA. Mark those dates on your calendar now—registration opens in early summer.

What are people saying about our Conferences?

“Every time I attend an IHAF event, I learn something. I always have a nugget of a take-away that I can apply to my role, my thinking and ideas. It’s a great forum for inspiration...truly. I love IHAF!”

— Liz Larson,
VP, Brand and Advertising, MFS Investment Management

“Thanks for putting together such a great event! We had engaging presenters, candid conversation and a wonderful sponsor. The ability to network and gain perspective about similar issues we all are experiencing is invaluable.”

— Michael Kerr,
Senior Vice President, Bank of America

“Attending allowed me the opportunity to connect with so many other in-house creative leaders and provided insight into other internal creative departments that helps me to develop and grow my own team.”

— Amanda Froehlich,
Manager, Creative Operations, Saint-Gobain