Whether you’re the head of a creative team or aspire to be one, the InHOWse Managers Conference will give you all the inspiration, motivation and real-world know-how you need to be a great leader.
In-house vets like Todd Henry, Andy Epstein and more will help you leverage your leadership strengths, honing the skills you need to fire up your team, encourage them to peak performance and get the rest of the company to buy into your vision.
Start becoming a peerless leader today with amazing sessions like these:
Todd Henry Accidental Creative
FEATURED CONFERENCE SESSION
Closing Keynote: Be a Laser, Not a Lighthouse June 24: 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Effective leadership in today's marketplace depends on your ability to provide clarity of direction even in the face of uncertainty. When a team is charged with turning their thoughts into value—creating—there’s a unique kind of pressure both for the leader and the team. In this inspiring closing keynote, Todd Henry reveals how you can provide the clarity, resources, and collaborative framework your team needs to do its best work.
Creative Director of United Pet Group’s Aquatic Division
If you’ve ever bought a Tetra, Marineland, Instant Ocean, Jungle, or any of another half dozen other brands of fish stuff, you’ve bought the work of Jim Woods and his team. They create the collateral surrounding United’s entire myriad of industry-leading aquatic brands. They also contribute to research & development, influence product design and consult on business decisions outside the traditional role of graphic designers. See All the Speakers.
HOW DESIGN LIVE EXHIBIT HALL
Our legendary Exhibit Hall is back, packed wall-to-wall with
paper launches, new fonts, time-saving software, printers and stock photography
vendors. You can meet representatives from major vendors face-to-face, and get loads of freebies and handouts to take
back to the office (seriously, bring an extra suitcase). And don’t forget to
watch the constantly-updated HOW Conference program for special technology
sessions hosted by our sponsors.
If you’re a solo design manager, networking with your peers
can be hard to come by. That’s why the IHMC program features built-in
networking opportunities for you to meet and connect with other in-house design
managers. And you won’t want to miss our popular Happy Hour + Matchmaking for
Freelancers & InHOWse, where you can forge working relationships with the
industry’s most talented freelance designers, writers, photographers, illustrators
and marketing strategists.