No, the prize drawings in the Vendor Showcase were not a scam! There were 6 fortunate winners (I know because I drew their names out of the boxes myself.) Here they are:
Inga H. Barnello, Noreen Reale Falcone Library, Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY
Mary Beth Minick, Associate Librarian, Indiana University-Purdue University (IUPU), Indianapolis, IN
Brenda Calcutt, Francis Marion University, Florence, SC
Mary Buttner, Digital Materials Manager, Lane Medical Library, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
Kathleen D’Angelo, Collection Management Department Manager, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, MD
Patricia Loo, Editorial and Publications Divisions Communications Department, international Monetary Fund, Washington, DC
Congratulations to all the winners! And what were the prizes: a painting by a local artists and a bottle of Charleston jelly.