PerksConnect offers members exclusive access to local and national discounts on everyday products and services in their community, online and via mobile device.

PerksConnect offers access to:

  • Local merchants: 50,000 local merchants across all 50 states
  • Featured partners: More than 350 national retailers and vendors
  • Online mall: Discounts average between 5 and 25 percent.
  • There’s an app for that! The entire PerksConnect discount program is available on an easy-to-use, free mobile app. No need to print coupons; just show the merchant the barcode on your app and it’s that easy!
  • Daily deals: Access all of your favorite offers from around the Web in one place—, Groupon, etc.

Register for the new PerksConnect card! 

Registration is easy.

  1. Go to
  2. Click on "Activate your account now." (your group code will automatically be entered.
  3. Set up username, password and complete the information to create your account. Click 'Submit."
  4. Start saving!

PerksConnect is sponsored by Education Minnesota ESI Member Benefits. PerksConnect discount program offerings will help members save time and money and enhance the current cadre of ESI programs: financial and retirement planning, mortgages and loans, healthcare solutions, long-term care insurance, auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, credit card, travel, and BOSE music products. Additional member benefit programs are available through NEA and AFT+ Member Benefits.