Rewards / Blimps

How does the Blimps program work?
The Blimps program boosts the Akron community and its businesses by giving Akronite app users a reward when they shop locally. Your customers can earn Blimp...
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What are Blimps?
Blimps are the City of Akron’s exclusive local point system, which Akronite users can earn when they make qualifying purchases at participating local busine...
Tue, 5 Jan, 2021 at 12:47 PM
What are reward offers?
Reward offers are rotating campaigns that are published on Akronite to empower community members (your customers) to shop local and support local businesses...
Tue, 5 Jan, 2021 at 12:47 PM
What is a qualifying purchase?
A purchase made through a linked payment card at a business that’s part of an ongoing reward offer. Keep in mind that terms vary across reward offers: for e...
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Who funds the reward offers?
Akronite app is brought to you by the City of Akron, which also funds the reward offers, as part of a series of ongoing efforts to support local businesses ...
Tue, 5 Jan, 2021 at 12:47 PM
As a redeeming business, can my customers also earn Blimps when they shop here?
They might, if your business is part of one of the reward offers currently running on Akronite; if so, we’ll give you a heads up and share the terms of the ...
Tue, 5 Jan, 2021 at 12:47 PM
When will my customers receive Blimps for shopping at my business?
If your business is part of an active reward offer on Akronite, users who make qualifying purchases at your business will have Blimps automatically added to...
Tue, 5 Jan, 2021 at 12:47 PM