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Baidu's International Marketing competition to begin in August

Updated: Aug 02, 2016 15:57 IST

New Delhi, Aug 2 (ANI): Leading Chinese-language Internet search provider Baidu, Inc. has officially started the India portion of its International Marketing Competition in Delhi-NCR.

The competition will have university students create their own marketing videos on Baidu's new app Talebox for a chance to intern at Baidu's office in Gurgaon, India, and visit the company headquarters in Beijing.

The marketing competition will have participants make creative videos using Baidu's video app Talebox.

Outstanding videos will then be shared on Baidu's Android app marketplace MoboMarket, with winners selected by Baidu.

Baidu will sponsor the final six winners on a trip to Beijing, where they will visit the company headquarters and meet with winners from other countries.

To complement the marketing competition, Baidu India will also conduct a nationwide campus roadshow starting at Northcap University, Gurgaon on August 2nd, 2016.

After visiting eight universities in the Delhi-NCR area, the Baidu India team will then go to Bangalore on August 8th, followed by Mumbai and Pune on August 16th.

In total, the team will hold events at 25 universities across India to encourage students to showcase their creative marketing ability.

"With this event we are reaching out to all talented students to discover their creativity and their art for great storytelling," said General Manager of Baidu India, Tim Yang.

"We are providing a platform for them to enter the emerging digital ecosystem and let their talent shine," added Yang. (ANI)