Premier Auctions brings 20+ years of direct auction and appraisal experience to our clients. Our proven marketing system uses state-of-the-art technology to bring together thousands of buyers and sellers and maximize fair value of assets. We're here for you.
Q: How do I register with Premier Auctions?
In order to bid, you must first register with Proxibid. To register with Proxibid, click on the View/Register button located in our Current Auctions section of our website, which will take you to our bidding platform. You can also click here to access our bidding platform. Near the top of the page, click the link Create Account. Complete the fields for email, username and password, accept the terms and conditions and click the Create Account button. You will receive an email from Proxibid to the email address you registered with indicating that your account has been created. If you haven't bid in one of our previous auctions before, you will also receive a second email indicating that you have been approved to bid in our current auctions. Once your account has been created, please make sure that your contact information and credit card information are up to date. This information is required in order for you to bid successfully with us.
Q: How do I bid on items in a current auction?
Click on the View/Register button located in our Current Auctions section, which will take you to our bidding platform. You can also click here to access our bidding platform. If an auction is open for bidding, you will see a Start Bidding button, which you may click to view all items up for sale. Beside each item there will be a Bid Now button and a price for the next highest bid. If you click that button, you will be agreeing to bid that price for the item. Alternatively, if you click the link below that button labeled Enter Maximum Bid, you will be prompted to enter the higest bid you are willing to pay for that item. Our system will bid automatically for you up to that maximum.
Q: Why does it say Preview Event beside the current auction?
This auction is in preview mode and is not yet open for bidding. A note below the title for the auction will indicate when bidding opens.
Q: I'm having trouble with my account registration, who can I contact?
Please call 403-669-1109 and we will do our best to assist you. Sometimes account issues are best dealt with by Proxibid directly, since they manage the bidding platform that we use. To contact customer support with Proxibid, please call their toll-free number: 1-877-505-7770.
Q: How do I pay for my items?
If you are the successful bidder on an item, you will be notified via email to the email account you registered with on Proxibid. After conclusion of the sale, you will also be emailed an invoice that will include the purchase price of your items, buyer's premium and applicable taxes. You will have the option of paying that invoice using e-transfer, cash, bank draft, certified corporate cheque, credit card (limited to $10,000) or wire transfer. Payments must be made according to the terms and conditions for each auction.
Q: Does Premier Auctions provide shipping?
We do not provide in-house shipping solutions at this time. However, we have partnered with Trusted Dispatch, an affordable and reliable shipping solution. You can check out their services and get instant quotes on shipping between destinations by clicking here.
Q: Where is Premier Auctions located?
Premier Auctions' corporate headquarters is in Strathmore, Alberta. However, our auctions happen all over Western Canada, depending on where items are located. Bidding on our items can happen anywhere in the world through our online bidding platform. We will always let you know where an item is physically located so that you can view the item in person if you so desire prior to the auction.
There are many situations that call for an auction. Some common circumstances include: farm auctions, business dispersals, hail damage, bankruptcies, receiverships, divorce, partnership dissolution, and more. At Premier Auctions, we know that every circumstance is unique and thus calls for a customized solution. Let us know about your situation by calling the number below and we'll discuss how we can help.