Event Details

The IHAF Annual Conference & Awards Show is our biggest event of the year. It is also the premier networking and learning opportunity for in-house agency professionals, with nearly 300 attendees. Flanked by our two-day conference is the popular IHAF Awards Show—an evening affair, celebrating creativity across print and digital categories.

Our 2017 conference, BRAND NEW, explores how strong brands connect with consumers, differentiate from competitors, and integrate seamlessly across touchpoints in the marketplace. With a mix of inspiring keynotes, breakout sessions and ample networking, the IHAF Annual Conference & Awards Show offers unique opportunities for in-house agency leaders and contributors to keep pace with today's top brands.

Join us on November 8-9 for the IHAF Annual Conference & Awards Show, BRAND NEW, where we’ll explore the role in-house agencies play in managing the corporate brand—from building equity to defying guidelines, we’re looking at brand in a whole new light.

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What Are People Saying About IHAF Events?

“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