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Express Pay Provides Convenience for International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe Visitors

Ticket sales begin today for July 8–10 event

SANTA FE, N.M.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe has added a new digital payment checkout system called Express Pay. Developed in collaboration with New Mexico Interactive, Express Pay is designed to improve the shopping experience at the Market through a seamless purchasing process that allows registered users to conveniently check out electronically.

Express Pay will provide a secure, convenient payment processing solution for the 20,000 anticipated visitors of the 2016 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe. Visitors will now be able to experience the thrill of discovering one-of-a-kind treasures and meet world-renowned artists with the added value of a faster checkout process.

"NMI is excited to work with the International Folk Art Alliance (IFAA) to create a comprehensive artist management system and a streamlined, customer-friendly point-of-sale solution," said Aaron Boyd, New Mexico Interactive General Manager.

The International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe is the largest and most celebrated folk art festival in the world. The July 8–10 event will be the most highly represented event in its thirteen-year history, with 180 master artists from 60 countries.

By collaborating with organizations such as New Mexico Interactive, the IFAA and its signature program, the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe, will continue to present a celebration of living folk art traditions for years to come. These traditions create viable economic opportunities for and with folk artists worldwide, most of whom contribute to the well-being of entire communities.

To learn more about Express Pay and purchase tickets, please visit

About New Mexico Interactive

New Mexico Interactive is a leading web design, development and E-Commerce firm based in Santa Fe. New Mexico Interactive is a wholly owned subsidiary of eGovernment firm NIC.

About NIC

Founded in 1992, NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of innovative digital government solutions and secure payment processing, which helps make government more accessible to everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies provides digital government solutions for more than 4,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Forbes has named NIC as one of the "100 Best Small Companies in America" six times and the company has been included four times on the Barron's 400 Index. Additional information is available at


New Mexico Interactive
Aaron Boyd, 505-204-8428

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