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2023 IFA Convention Agendas by Track

Want a personalized, suggested schedule just for you and your business needs? We know that IFA’s Annual Convention offers a wide variety of sessions and events, and it is helpful to narrow options down by education tracks. Below is the list of, and a corresponding link to, agendas that pertain to the education tracks available during IFA's 2023 Convention in Las Vegas. On the agenda accompanying your specific education track, you will find all the educational sessions we suggest, in addition to all events at Convention that you should attend. These agendas are just suggestions. All educational sessions being offered are displayed on!
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5 Creative Sources to Inspire Your 2023 Marketing Plans

It’s hard to believe we’re already well into the fourth quarter of 2022, and with that, the planning season for 2023 has begun. When preparing your annual marketing plans, you should always include a mix of the tried-and-true marketing tactics (for our brands that includes things like search marketing and direct mail marketing) as well as a space to test new tactics. But sometimes that feels easier said than done. If you find yourself stuck with the same old ideas for your 2023 marketing plans, here are a few places to look for inspiration.