UNESCO’s Office in New York and the capital of New Mexico Santa- Fe have been visited between 10-16 December 2016. İskender Cem LEBLEBİCİ, Hacer ERİŞ from Zafer Development Agency, and Mehmet ZENCİ representing Kütahya’s Mayor Esteemed Kamil SARAÇOĞLU have attended the visit. 3 meetings have been held at the Santa-Fe Municipality. The first of them has been the preparation meeting held one day earlier before the meeting held with the Head of Department of Cultural and Social Affairs of Santa-Fe Municipality Debra Garcia and the Mayor. The second meeting on the technical questions in the process of application for Creative Cities Network has been held with the participation of the Head of Department of Cultural and Social Affairs of Santa-Fe Municipality Debra Garcia and Gallery Director Rod Lamberd. The last meeting has been held with the participation of the Mayor of Santa-Fe Esteemed Javier Gonzales and the Mayor of Municipal Assembly on Culture Peter Ives.
Apart from the meetings, the historical and cultural values of Santa-Fe have been visited in order to analyze the role of creative industries in the city development. Museum of International Folk Art, Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, New Mexico Museum of Art have been visited within this scope.