For more than half a century Edelman Public Relations has been a creative and thought leader. It was the first firm to apply public relations to building consumer brands, inventing the media tour and the toll-free consumer hotline. Today, the company offers design, editorial content, marketing, production, crisis management and investor relations for companies in the entertainment, food, financial, legal, health care, consumer products, industrial, sports and travel industries. Its represents such clients as XBox, Nissan, Dove, Home Depot, DreamWorks, the PGA Tour and Time Warner. Headquartered in New York and Chicago, Edelman maintains offices throughout the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia and Europe. The Los Angeles office is ranked among the top 10 firms in the city. Its professionals have particular expertise in automotive, consumer brands, entertainment marketing, media services, public affairs, special events and promotions, and technology and new media. Founded in 1952, the company has won numerous awards, including Best Public Relations Firm by Advertising Age in 2005.