The 2019 IHAF Conference & Awards recently wrapped to rave reviews, with over 300 attendees. This year's event centered on the strategies and skills in-house agencies need to be ready and resilient in the future. Within the next few weeks, video recordings of our keynote sessions along with two featured Skills Labs will be available for IHAF members to enjoy online. Be sure to check back for links to those presentations.

Flanked by our conference, the ever-popular IHAF Awards celebrated creativity and team performance in-house agency style. Our creative competition included over 700 entries from 82 companies. By day's end, 115 certificates and crystal trophies were awarded. To view this year's winning work, click here.

Our team-performance award followed as the 2019 In-House Agency of the Year was announced. Want to know who was named this year’s top shop? Click here to meet the winner and finalist teams.

Thanks to all of our attendees, judges and sponsors. Your talent, enthusiasm, generosity and camaraderie are what continues to distinguish IHAF as the one-of-a-kind community it is today.

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