You just hired a motivational speaker. First impressions are critical. After all, you only get one chance to make a first impression. This is especially true when new teams are formed. This first meeting forms impression of the team, individuals, leaders, and your goals and is imperative to the new teams' success.
Last week I spoke at a large insurance summit (about 800 people). Near the end of my talk, a student held up a flash card indicating I had 10 minutes left. From the stage I couldn't read the card, however I could tell by his waving it around in the air- the message was for me.