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Small Businesses Going Global Video Challenge

WTO and ICC recently announced that a proposal, submitted by Google, is the first to be selected under the Small Business Champions initiative. The proposal is for a video competition inviting micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) to share their stories, through a short video, about how they have used internet technologies to participate in trade. The competition will be called the “Small Businesses Going Global Video Challenge”.


ICC and WTO will run the competition and select the winner and two runners-up, which will be announced at the WTO's 11th Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires in December 2017. The winner and runners-up will win a trip to a master class at Google in digital skills tailored to MSMEs, the cost of which will be covered by Google.


Interested in participating?

Please read the full terms and conditions here*.


In short, you’ll need to submit a short video shot using a mobile phone (or other device) that shows how you have used internet technologies to participate in international trade and reach overseas consumers. The video should be no longer than four minutes.


Videos should be uploaded to YouTube (or another video-sharing site) with the tag #msmesgoingglobal and the link emailed to msmes.global.challenge@gmail.com, including your name, age, nationality and contact details.


The competition is open for submissions until November 17, 2017.




The competition may be subject to other terms and conditions issued by the WTO and ICC. Participant should read all such terms and conditions to understand any additional restrictions on participation in the competition.

Google makes no representations, warranties or guarantees with respect to the competition, including without limitation the conduct, dealings of the WTO, ICC, or any other third parties.

Google will in no event be liable for any damages arising out of or relating to Participant’s participation in the contest, including without limitation with respect to any third party material, acts or omissions.