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Surprisingly, they can be a very good idea. Not a long one, but I always held a "pre-meeting meeting" if we were meeting suppliers (and some customers) to make sure that everybody from "our side" is onboard with what we want to achieve, and what they are to bring to the meeting (in terms of both roles and supporting materials). It can really damage negotiations if one of your own starts making concessions that the company can't accept or starts saying stuff is easier or harder to do than you have been discussing.
Five, ten, maybe up to thirty minutes just to get everyone on the same page. Makes you look a lot more focussed and professional as well when the "real" meeting starts.
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