Rewards / Blimps

How does the Blimps program work?
You earn Blimps by performing Qualifying Actions which you can spend at Redeeming Merchants through the Akronite App. By redeeming Blimps, you purchase loca...
Tue, 4 Aug, 2020 at 10:14 AM
What are Blimps?
Akronite offers Users the opportunity to get rewarded with Blimps, Akron’s exclusive local point system, for supporting participating local businesses. You ...
Tue, 4 Aug, 2020 at 10:15 AM
How do I earn Blimps?
To potentially earn Blimps you must first link your payment card. Once linked, you can join reward offers published on Akronite by hitting the “Join” button...
Tue, 4 Aug, 2020 at 10:16 AM
What are reward offers?
Reward offers are campaigns that are published on Akronite from time to time, to empower community members to shop local and support local businesses. Each ...
Tue, 4 Aug, 2020 at 10:17 AM
What is a qualifying purchase?
Generally speaking, a Qualifying Purchase would be a purchase from a business identified in a reward offer, through a linked payment card.  Each reward offe...
Tue, 4 Aug, 2020 at 10:18 AM
Who’s initiating the reward offers / who funds them?
Akronite is brought to you by the City of Akron. Akron is also funding the reward offers.
Tue, 4 Aug, 2020 at 10:19 AM
When can I get my Blimps?
Blimps are added to your account balance only after a payment is confirmed through a third party vendor, Plaid. Each purchase must be determined to be a Qua...
Tue, 4 Aug, 2020 at 10:21 AM
How can I see how many Blimps I've earned?
The number of Blimps earned appears at the bottom of the main screen of Akronite on the “Redeem” button. Blimps earned may also be viewed on the Redeem scr...
Tue, 4 Aug, 2020 at 10:23 AM
Are there any Blimps balance/redemption limitations?
No more than 2,000 Blimps may be associated with the Account of any individual User on any given day. This means that the Blimps Balance and Blimps redeemed...
Tue, 4 Aug, 2020 at 10:24 AM