The first Transformerz Kidz Conference (TKC) will take place on Friday, Sept. 9 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 10 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Phoenix Convention Center, 100 N. Third St.

As a unique conference for kids by kids, sponsored by the Solomon Center and the Woman of Value Network, TKC will prove to be the premiere children's event of the Southwest.

Designed exclusively for children ages 4-12, TKC will include family entertainment, guest speakers, performances by RJ and the Upbeats, games and prizes, a talent showcase and more.

On Saturday, Sept. 10, TKC will also feature targeted breakout sessions focusing on character education through the Transformerz Kidz's "5 Pillars of Leadership:" Honesty, Respect, Organization, Entrepreneurship & Finance and Gifts & Talents.

Tickets, on sale now, are $20 for children (ages 4-12) and $5 for adults. Children ages 3 and under are permitted to the evening sessions with free admission.

Additional discounts are available for families with multiple children and groups of 10 or more. All children must be accompanied by an adult guest. Children without an adult chaperone will not be allowed admittance.

To register and purchase tickets, visit or call (602) 561-7220.

For more information about sponsorships, tax deductible donations, becoming a vendor or to showcase a group or solo talent, contact Nikki Wright at (480) 238-8702.

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