Learn the Secrets of Medical Cannabis Dispensary Success from Cova - Pick from 3 Seminar Locations!

Join Cova and the Mississippi Medical Marijuana Association for a FREE one-day cannabis industry seminar designed to help you navigate the process of opening a medical cannabis dispensary in Mississippi. With sessions covering everything from startup advice, compliance tips, and operational best practices, this seminar is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs to learn from the experienced team at Cova and discover the steps that industry professionals have taken to launch successful dispensaries. 

Cova is an industry leader when it comes to building software solutions for dispensaries and we have gathered the key retail best practices from cannabis retailers across the country to share with you. Our technology is trusted by nearly 2000 dispensaries and we have helped cannabis entrepreneurs from coast to coast successfully launch and scale their businesses in a competitive market.

We have reached capacity for each event. No more seats are available.

IMPORTANT: Please make sure that each guest is registered to attend with their own email address.

Gulfport Option (SOLD OUT):

  • Date: March 22nd, 2022
  • Time: 9:30am-3:30pm
  • Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 14108 Airport Rd, Gulfport

Jackson Option (SOLD OUT):

  • Date: March 23rd, 2022
  • Time: 9:30am-3:30pm
  • Location: The Westin Jackson, 407 S Congress St, Jackson

Southaven Option (SOLD OUT):

  • Date: March 24th, 2022
  • Time: 9:30am-3:30pm
  • Location: Holiday Inn, 280 Marathon Way, Southaven

Complimentary lunch and coffee will be provided.

Registration Closed!

Seminar Agenda:

  • How to Open a Cannabis Dispensary in Mississippi
    • Key costs of opening a cannabis retail store
    • What to include in your business plan and license application
    • Tips to design a winning customer experience
  • The Basics of Compliance in Mississippi
    • Top compliance issues and how to avoid them
    • What are the taxes and how they will be applied in MS
  • Best Practices for Operating a Cannabis Retail Store
    • Inventory management best practices
    • Metrics you need to track to run a successful dispensary
    • How to effectively recruit and manage employees
  • Optional Demo of Cova POS
    • Apply everything discussed to the Cova Software suite



Speaker Information

Gary Cohen, CEO of Cova

Gary Cohen is the CEO of the most trusted award-winning POS brand in North America. He has met with nearly 2000 dispensary operators from coast to coast and leveraged expert knowledge to provide cannabis retailers the support they need to get a license, pass inspection, launch a store, and improve operations. Gary frequently leads seminars on retail technology, compliance, business operations, and cannabis banking laws at some of the industry’s largest events including NCIA and MJBizCon.

Ken Newburger




Ken Newburger, Executive Director of Mississippi Medical Marijuana Association

Ken previously served as the Campaign Manager and Director of Field Outreach for the Medical Marijuana 2020 Campaign which successfully supported the passage of Initiative 65 to create Mississippi’s medical marijuana program. He now uses his prior experience and personal connections to build an effective organization that represents the interests of the new medical marijuana industry in Mississippi. Ken is passionate about the efforts of 3MA because the success of the industry is vital for patients to obtain relief with medical marijuana products.

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