Founded in 1989, Bratskeir & Co is a New York publicity firm based in the city's NoHo district. The firm represents more than 25 clients and leading national brands in retail, beauty, fashion, lifestyle, health care, package goods, food, sports, publishing and entertainment. It is part of MDC Partners, a network includes agencies such as Crispin Porter + Bogusky, Cliff Freeman, Kirshenbaum Bond, and Margeotes Fertitta Powell. The firm provides publicity and helps to define a company's brands and make these recognizable, and desireable to potential customers. Offering in-house creative services, Bratskeir & Co. provides grassroots and mobile marketing programs, promotions, event planning and management, interactive marketing (such as Podcasts, Videocasts, e-mail and Web), strategic marketing and media training.