Ismael Cala Chosen Best Lecturer on Leadership for 2014-2015

Jul 04, 2015, 12:30 ET from Cala Enterprises Corporation

MIAMI, July 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The well-known TV host and inspirational author Ismael Cala has been chosen Best Inspirational Speaker on Leadership for 2014-2015 by the Asociacion de Conferencistas Hispanos (Association of Hispanic Lecturers).

"Ismael Cala is a leader who puts his heart into his audience presentations, baring his soul in order to give it his all," said Francisco Yanez, president of the Asociacion de Conferencistas Hispanos. "He is a sensitive, charismatic and empathetic communicator who is tremendously faithful to his values."

Yanez said it was "an honor" to present the award to the CNN en Espanol host.

Cala told Yanez he greatly appreciated the recognition. "I began lecturing three years ago and it's been a dream come true. I still have a lot to share and learn. I'm deeply honored by this recognition from the Asociacion de Conferencistas Hispanos. It will motivate me to continue growing and innovating in the area of leadership and self-improvement," said Cala from Nicaragua, where he is scheduled to present his lecture "EsCALA a otro nivel" (Rise to Another Level) this Thursday.

On another note, Cala received an honorable mention this past weekend from The International Latino Book Awards for his book "Un buen hijo de P," in the category of Most Inspirational Book. The author was present to receive the award at a ceremony held in San Francisco.

This is the second time that Cala has been recognized by The International Latino Book Awards. The first occasion was for his book "El poder de escuchar" (The Power of Listening).

Ismael Cala, host of the show CALA in CNN en Espanol, has more than 25 years of media experience in Cuba, Canada, the United States and Mexico, notably at Televisa, Univision, TLN and AmericaTeve.

His books "El poder de escuchar" [The Power of Listening] (2013) and "Un buen hijo de P" (2014) have become best sellers in Latin America and the United States. Ismael directs the digital magazine "Cala 3.0" and publishes a weekly column in more than 25 newspapers and magazines.

Cala has received a number of awards, among them Iberoamerican Personality (Organization of Iberoamerican Journalists, 2014), the John Maxwell Leadership Award in media, and the Golden Palm Award of the National Circle of Journalists of Mexico.

The show CALA is broadcast on CNN en Espanol at 9:00pm (USA, ET). Follow him on Twitter: @cala and @calabienestar. And on

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