Recognizing excellence in category three chapters with over 1500 members are: 

the PMI Bangalore India chapter with over 2700 members they conduct regular  programs which provide excellent knowledge sharing as well as networking  opportunities along with their annual conference which brings together over 700 delegates virtual programs and remote meetings engage practitioners in areas near and far
the PMI madrid spain chapter where 2016 was a fantastic year of collaboration with years of hard work the chapter increased their programs to align to the PMI talent triangle increased professional networking opportunities and offered a  multidisciplinary approach to project management to increase  wareness of project management this enthusiastic board continues to succeed with various programmes into 2017.
the PMI Sao Paulo Brazil chapter is extremely successful with programs expanding in over 15 neighboring geographic sectors the three-day annual seminar is their largest event where 800 attendees can be found learning about project management and ways to increase their skills with these various programs expanded to all chapter members as well as branches of this Brazilian chapter the geographic network is booming
the Washington DC chapter where as part of a larger approach to create membership value holds events exclusively geared towards volunteerism and provides many networking opportunities over 250 volunteers are engaged to support chapter activities with a heavy focus on military and academic outreach the chapter is dedicated to project  anagement professionals while focusing on membership growth through engagement.
And the winner is  Washington DC chapter