Savvy marketing produces results. Specializing in the arts and entertainment industry, Consult M combines unique concepts with integrated marketing techniques to develop the public view of organizations and events that resonate with target audiences.
Notable clients include:
The University of Southern Mississippi College of Arts and Sciences (formerly Arts and Letters), 2010 - present
The University of Southern Mississippi School of Music, 2002 – present
FestivalSouth® for the Hattiesburg Concert Association, 2010 – present
Opera Mississippi, 2008 - present
Natchez Festival of Music, 2014 - 2018
MKyle Productions® artist and related educational and performance events, 2005 - 2018
Notable projects include:
Renée Fleming: The Voice of the Century, Southern Miss Symphony Orchestra and Mississippi Opera, 2010
Plácido Domingo: One Voice. One Orchestra. One Night Only. The Concert Event of a Lifetime, Southern Miss Symphony Orchestra and Beau Rivage Casino and Resort, 2005
Design and publication of all marketing materials for FestivalSouth.
Design of hundreds of promotional items across multiple mediums for the School of Music at Southern Miss.
Design of hundreds of promotional items across multiple mediums for the Hattiesburg Concert Association.
Design of hundreds of promotional items across multiple mediums for FestivalSouth.
Design of hundreds of promotional items across multiple mediums for the Southern Invitational Choral Conference.
Image for the Centennial Symphony Calendar "Couture" (2010). Concept and art direction by Mike Lopinto.
During Lopinto's tenure with the Southern Miss Symphony Orchestra, season ticket sales doubled, producing capacity audiences in all venues forcing extra performances to be added with a 95% retention rate in his last season.
During Lopinto's time as executive director, Partners for the Arts membership and contributions doubled in 2011, awarding almost $100,000 in grants to USM arts programs.