About TRY

When you enter our building in downtown Oslo, you will meet creators, designers, advisors and developers. The idea behind the TRY group of companies (“TRY-huset”) is simple: as a full-service marketing agency, we can provide you with all the communication services you need, under one roof.

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Departments

  • Oslo

    TRY-huset

    Øvre Slottsgate 8, Oslo

    +47 22 40 05 00

    post@try.no

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  • Bergen

    TRY Bergen

    Kong Oscarsgate 66–68

    +47 22 40 05 00

    post@try.no

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  • Riga

    TRY Latvia

    Aspazijas bulvāris 24, LV-1050, Rīga

    +371 29 114 183

    hello@try.no

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Companies

  • TRY Advertising creates communication that engages and touches. Regardless of techniques, creative approaches or chosen media mix, advertising has only one goal: it should work.

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  • TRY Råd works with consulting at the intersection of strategy, creativity, and technology. We have backgrounds from politics, journalism, and business, and will gladly help you on your way from strategy to concrete action. 

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  • TRY Opt is a full-service media, performance, and production agency. We work on strategy, insight and analysis, content production and media procurement, across digital and traditional channels. Together we help you with everything from idea development to strategy, production, and distribution. 

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  • TRY Design specialises in brand development and design. We develop and manage clear concepts, at the intersection of strategy, visual identity, and communication, for physical, printed and digital surfaces.

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  • TRY Dig is TRY’s technology company. We develop, build, and operate efficient and customer-focused digital services. Our goal is to break down the silos between marketing, sales, customer service and IT.

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TRY in brief

Established: 1998
Ownership: Ferd (60%), employees (40%)
Employees: 450
Turnover: NOK 1.36 billion (2022)
Operating revenue: NOK 545 million (2022)


 

Global networks: TRY Advertising Agency has a strategic alliance with global communications company WPP, representing the agency chains Grey Group, VMLY&R and Ogilvy in Norway.

TRY Råd represents the international chain Kreab in Norway and has access to their global network. 

Nordic Agency Network: Together with the other WPP agencies INGO (Stockholm), UncleGrey, (Copenhagen) and SEK (Helsinki), TRY established a Nordic network in 2019.

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TRY Group operations

  • 01 TRY AS is the parent company of the group and TRY Reklame (advertising) is part of this company
  • 02 TRY Råd – consulting, PR and content
  • 03 TRY Apt – brand development and strategic design
  • 04 TRY Opt – media agency, performance marketing, film & motion production
  • 05 TRY Dig – technology & digital services
  • 06 TRY Riga – technology & digital services
  • 07 TRY Gothenburg technology & digital services
  • 08 TRY Plus – investment company
  • 09 Netlife Bergen – technology & digital services
  • 10 POL Advertising Agency
  • 11 Mars Brand Strategy – Brand Strategy and MasterClass Education Programme
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Our story

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Our partners

  • WPP is the world's largest communications company, with a presence in 112 countries.

  • The TRY house is a certified HubSpot Diamond Partner, and as our customer you have unique access to one of the world's most exciting marketing technology environments.

  • Through collaboration with SB Insight, the TRY house gains insight that elevates sustainability communication in your company.

  • With the communications agency Kreab on the team, the TRY house can offer Norwegian customers local knowledge about authority relations and decision-making processes in 25 countries.

Careers in TRY

Customer satisfaction is our watchword, which is why we work hard to find the best solutions – regardless of the size of the assignment. 


We are always on the lookout for people who are passionate about their subject, stay up to date, and are constantly hunting for new solutions for our customers. Irrespective of your role, you must be a strategic thinker, hands-on, operational, and able to work across disciplines. 


TRY consists of employees with varied expertise and backgrounds. From experienced advertising executives, designers and channel specialists to enterprising project managers, former politicians, and producers of images text, and audio. Our employees range from 19 to 65 years old, and have Norwegian and international backgrounds. Together we create communication that works. 

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Since 1998, we have been creating effective communication for customers large and small, with everything from brand-building commercials and tactical messaging to attitude-changing campaigns of social significance.

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