Biz Kidz Expo 2022
Estero played host to a wide variety of innovative, young entrepreneurs competing for prize money, bragging rights and business advice from local leaders at the Biz Kidz Expo on Dec. 3, 2022, at Miromar Outlets. The competition allowed children ranging in ages from 7 to 17 to showcase their businesses and sell their products or services. The expo’s co-founders are J.D. and Kristina Ribali.
Winners in the Senior Division were: First place ($1,000) – Kaci Richardson, Kaci’s Cakes & Bakes; Second place ($750) – Sofia Garcia and Alexa Tercero, Faer: For Everyone. Winners in the Junior Division were: First place ($1,000) – Conner and Alexander Brown, Science Simplified in a Box; Second place ($750) – Israel Gallegos, Big Boy’s Peanut Butter Treats; Third place ($500) – Ben Jarvis, Razor Robots.
People’s Choice winner ($500) was Kyleigh See, Pawsitive Packages.
Photos by Jay Schlichter